A Greater Home

Over the last few weeks our church has been in the process of getting a new parsonage. The new home is sitting in approximately the same location as the old parsonage on the church property only turned at a slightly different angle. In doing all of this our family has...

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The Power of Your Influence

Each of us, no matter how old or how young, have been given something akin to a super power. It’s not a super power, but it does have power. It is our influence. From the time we are born we begin to wield our influence. We learn quickly who we...

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A Bachelor Pad

For the past few days my wife and kids have been away at church camp. While I’m sure they are having a great time the experience has been sort of boring for me at home alone. For my whole life I’ve lived with someone else. When I graduated High School...

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The Unreliable Salesman

Imagine a scenario with me if you would. You are at home some evening and a salesman knocks on your door. Here he has, or claims to have, a new miracle drug. In just a few short hours of taking this supplement your hair will start to grow back to...

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This is Only a Test

Let us think back to a time when listening to the radio was peaceful or relaxing. Maybe it’s on a nice warm Sunday afternoon and you’re with your sweetheart checking out the countryside listening to some good music. Maybe you’re up at the crack of dawn listening to the night’s...

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A Time and A Place

I remember when I was a little boy my dad would often remind me that there is “a time and a place” for everything. What he was usually saying was that, I, the perfect child, was being too rambunctious at whatever time or place we currently found ourselves. Don’t tell...

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Running and Getting Nowhere

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the biggest runner. In fact, I’m not a runner at all. I know many people who enjoy running but I have never been that person. The type of running I want to talk about though is not a physical activity, it is...

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Invest in Eternity

The harsh truth of our modern lives is that the majority of us spend the majority of our time on pursuits that have no bearing on eternity whatsoever. I know in my life that is especially true. I work a job during the week and spend much of my free...

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You Don’t Match

If you are a married man you have heard this dreaded phrase. You know as soon as your wife says “You don’t match” that you pretty much are forced into two options. The first one is that you go back to your closet and try to find something your wife...

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I’ll do it Tomorrow

We all have that one friend. You know who I’m talking about. The one who is a consistent procrastinator. They are so bad they will put off their funeral until the next day so they can catch up on something they should have already had completed. If you don’t have...

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