Darkness and Light

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Touch

Yesterday I paused outside the deli in my office building to let pass a rather harried looking mother pushing a stroller loaded with a variety of shoulder bags and a small little girl.My mind was elsewhere and I never actually saw what caused it, but halfway through...

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Making a Difference

It was very late in the summer of 1970. I was a new teacher with a secondary science degree, desperate for a job. A parochial school in a small town of 1,300 people urgently needed an elementary teacher for geography, math and some science. It wasn't an exact match,...

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In the Midst of It All

John 3:21 "But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God."One of the greatest privileges in ministry is that you get to meet some really good people. Over the years, I've come across...

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Move

1 Chronicles 16:34 "Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!" ESVLeviticus 19:34 "You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as a native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the...

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Riverbank’s Benediction

“Let’s go to Riverbanks Zoo!” I announced to my family.A day trip excursion was just what I needed. The hour and a half drive to Columbia from Charlotte was a relaxing get-a-way from everything that was bothering me. Monotonous stretches of asphalt smoothed my nerves...

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Unexpected Visitor

Matthew 7:12 - So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. (NIV)One Sunday morning, just after I arrived at church, a young lady came in and sat in a pew near the front. I saw that she was deeply...

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