Monthly Archives: March 2011

The First Apologetic!

I must admit, I struggled with the title to this post. The battle was between using the word final or first. In fact, I changed it a couple of times! However, regardless of whether we want to take it from top to … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Limp

Jacob, whose name means supplanter or deceiver, met and wrestled with the Lord one night. (Gen. 32:22-32) Fear of his brother Esau had driven him to be alone. In this aloneness, God came and engaged Jacob…a battle of supremacy ensued. The … Continue reading

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Wolves Among the Elders!

As the Apostle Paul was leaving Ephesus for the last time, he gathered the elders in order to give them necessary instruction concerning his example of leadership and ministry among them. In this final instruction he gave them a very … Continue reading

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Unmasking Racism in the Evangelical Church

Move around among evangelical circles and it becomes obvious that a silent undertow of racism exists. Most congregations are either “Lilly White” or “Midnight Black.” Yep, growing up in the South has been a sharp learning curve of picking up on … Continue reading

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Jesus and Discipleship

Without question we know Jesus was the greatest teacher the masses had ever seen. We must also recognize His continued influence on His generation after His death. Of course, the pouring out of the Holy Spirit was the most influential … Continue reading

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The Importance of Listening!

Most people have one thing in common…they love to talk about themselves! For those seeking to reach the unbeliever in the marketplace of society, this is good news. In fact, if Christians would spend more time listening to those we are … Continue reading

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Meeting New Friends – Twitter Style!

The week of March 6, Susanne and I traveled to Charlotte, NC. I was invited to speak at First Wesleyan Church in Kannapolis (outskirts of Charlotte) on going through affliction as a believer. On the way, we arranged to meet … Continue reading

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