Stop making Excuses

Hot and Cold Running Christians

"Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain." (1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV)The sign read, “House for Rent. Hot and Cold Running Water.”Though laughable now, there...

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The Swan Pond

Ecclesiastes 11:1 "Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again."Some of the simplest joys that I can remember of living in Scotland were the times when Evelyn and I would take our two daughters to Culzean Castle to feed the birds at the...

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Church Stampede

Heb 10:25 "Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching." NIVAfter a somewhat rocky start in my career as a relief missionary in Haiti, I was now beginning to...

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I Know You

I was the young adults pastor at a very large church in Orlando, Florida, from 1987 to 1989. The pastor of that church knew that God wanted to send my wife and me on the road full-time. So he came into a pastors' meeting at the beginning of 1989 and announced it. The...

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