Tag Archives: bi-vocational

In My Most Recent Letter to Our Malachi Network Friends, I Share My Thoughts on This Election

Dear Malachi Network Friends, As you get this letter we will be counting down the days until our country’s election. For those of us who are trying to hold on to Kingdom values, it is hard to have much hope. … Continue reading

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Some Ifs, Ands and Buts for Easter

(This is my most recent letter to our Malachi Network friends) March 25, 2016 Dear Friends, I’m the kind of guy that likes to use the phrase “no ifs, ands or buts.” Let’s get this done…no waiting, no whining, no … Continue reading

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He Didn’t Just Write “Amazing Grace”…

John Newton wrote more than just “Amazing Grace”… I just recently reacquainted myself with this great hymn:  In Evil Long I Took Delight.  As we draw close to Christ’s passion and resurrection, it’s OK to get lost in wonder, love … Continue reading

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The Ragman

I’ve been teaching and preaching on “The Cross as the Crux of All Human History” through this season of Lent. This week’s focus has been on Christ’s identification with us.  I came across this story that I shared 25 years … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About Preaching

I began my preaching ministry as a 21 year old college student.  I still have some of the manuscripts that I wrote for that congregation in the hills of Eastern Kentucky.  The overwhelming feeling that I get when I read … Continue reading

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