Tag Archives: love

Information Overload

I love watching old westerns. Even cheesy serials like Bonanza and The Big Valley keep me interested. Part of the reason must be the fact that I grew up in an area where the “Old West” was still alive and … Continue reading

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Misplaced Loyalty

“Nothing displeases or revolts us more than New Testament Christianity when it is properly proclaimed. It can neither win millions of Christians, nor bring revenues and earthly profits.” “In the depths of our hearts, Christianity has always been a mortal … Continue reading

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Discipleship & Commitment

There’s much being said today about commitment. Commitment to prayer, to reading the word, to fellowship, to service, to evangelism and whatever else is deemed important to spiritual growth and productivity. Back when I was running an institution and managing … Continue reading

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The Revival You are Praying For is Here – Your King Comes on a Donkey

As I engage in different conversations with brothers and sisters around the world, and as I experience wonderful things I have never experienced before, things I thought I never would live long enough to see, there is a recognizable “theme” emerging in little pockets here and there . . . kingdom testimonies of a different order and quality than anything I have ever known. Continue reading

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Like Little Children

Being a grandfather for the first time has opened up a whole new world of wonder for me. Little Jaxson will be 7 months in a couple days, and he seems to grow more precious every time I see him. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fantasy

A new study published in the British Medical Journal finds that one in 200 American women claims to have experienced a virgin pregnancy, a’ la the Virgin Mary. 31% of the 7,850 women involved who said they had become pregnant … Continue reading

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Unfeigned Love

I remember impressing upon the greeters and leadership team in the “church” I “pastored” how important it was to make visitors feel welcome. They were to introduce them to friendly members who would chat with them while waiting for service … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemies

Love your enemies if they don’t bother you, but verbally beat the hell out of them if they threaten your financial security or conservative values. I’ve never before heard so much vitriol from Christians toward a political figure as is … Continue reading

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The Winning Hand

As few years ago, Stanislav Mishin, a blogger and columnist for the Russian newspaper Pravda wrote a very sobering article regarding “America’s decent into Marxism.” He first asserts that “the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education … Continue reading

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Reduced to Love

In a conversation with a friend today I was recalling how many years ago I used to ask God to reduce me to love. It sounded really noble and spiritual. I’ve also often petitioned him for a baptism of love. … Continue reading

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