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September 30 – What If We Followed Paul’s Example?

Isaiah 9-10 Ephesians 3 “I ask the Father in his great glory to give you the power to be strong inwardly through his Spirit. I pray that Christ will live in your hearts by faith and that your life will … Continue reading

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December 13 – A Good Defense

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 9:8-15; Luke 1:57-66 “Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships.” Coach Paul Bear Bryant was said to have coined this phrase many years ago, and for many coaches, it is an idea that guides setting up their teams. … Continue reading

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October 9 – Gratitude

2 Kings 5:1-3 7-15c; Psalm 111; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 The story is told that New Yorkers, during a strike by sanitation workers, would wrap up their garbage like Christmas presents and leave those packages in unlocked cars hoping … Continue reading

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October 10 – Those Who Labor Among Us

Revelation 10; Nehemiah 13; Psalm 104:24-35 October is Clergy Appreciation Month. In a godly world, we wouldn’t need to have a special month because those that minister to us would experience that appreciation all the time. Somehow, though, it’s easy … Continue reading

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Pastor Training Video

While talking with my pastor today, I realized that this video should be required in every seminary. Until you can master the following, you may have trouble doing the job of a pastor…

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October 26 – Clergy Appreciation

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 October is Clergy appreciation month. A local Christian radio station has a prize package for the “Pastor of the day,” drawn from names submitted by parishioners. Many churches have times to honor their … Continue reading

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July 22 – One for the Money

1 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 1-2; Amos 7 Have you ever gone on a trip where you planned to share the good news of Jesus with people who might not know Him? I’ve been on several and the reaction, especially … Continue reading

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