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The Vital Center

“One of the reasons, I believe, that knowledge is in a state of useless overproduction is that it is strewn all over the place, spoken in a thousand competitive voices. Its insignificant fragments are magnified all out of proportion, while … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why I Love Billy Graham

I originally wrote this post in honor of Billy Graham’s 96th Birthday. As I celebrate this great man’s homecoming, I needed to declare again why I love him. I’m sure I could come up with 50, but I’ve zeroed in … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Wrote “Scattered Sheep”: Falling Doesn’t Have to End In Failure

Scattered Sheep is written for those who know about the ditch of denial; those who know how it feels to be entangled in the thorns of confusion, discouragement or anger. This book is written for someone who has fallen. And … 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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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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