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Success in This Age

Success in this age is measured by faithfulness over decades. This morning, I get to celebrate the faithfulness of some of my dearest friends.  Tim and Becca Westrom are celebrating 10 years of faithful leadership at Hope Springs Christian Fellowship … 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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Peter’s Dance – He Was a Leader, But Became a Follower

The longer I follow Jesus, the less spectacular His guidance seems to be. When I was younger, sometimes I needed Him to use a two-by-four to get my attention. I was on the lookout for big plans, prophetic insight that … Continue reading

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Christmas Fear

There is a good bit of fear in the Christmas story.  Every time the angels appear (Joseph, Mary, the shepherds, etc.), they begin the conversation with “Fear not!” Can you imagine the real life fear that Mary had as a … Continue reading

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WARNING: Here comes this years Family Christmas Letter!

Here’s a little insight into the conversation going on in my head. . . Wide-eyed Me: I’m gonna write a family Christmas letter. Jersey-smirk Me: Are you kidding me? People hate them! Wide-eyed Me: But the one that I write … Continue reading

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