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OCT
04

As we celebrate sixty nine years of ministry as a church, my heart is filled with thanksgiving and praise for our wonderful and marvelous Lord!  I think back to those beginning days when a few men and women began our church in downtown Raleigh.  Had it not been for the faithfulness of those members in … Read More

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SEP
16

In Colossians 1:28, Paul uses the phrase “every man” three times.  As we prepare for our annual World Missions Conference, that phrase stirs my heart as I realize that we have a responsibility both personally and corporately to reach “every man” with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This responsibility begins right here at home.  You … Read More

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SEP
07

What am I going to do about this situation? Where do I turn? Is there anyone who can help me? What is going to happen to me? Situations arise daily. We often don’t know what to do or where to turn. We seek counseling, think about it nonstop, and we worry. We worry about how … Read More

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AUG
18

You know I didn’t want to entitle this piece “My Worst Decisions,” although a good number of those are known throughout our church. Some of those will make you smile while others might cause you to cringe little bit. We make decisions every minute of the day, big ones and little ones. Conscious ones, unconscious … Read More

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JUL
03

As we approach Independence Day once again this year, I am glad to say that I am thankful to be an American.  I am thankful for the freedoms we enjoy in our blessed country concerning our worship, speech, and press.  I am thankful that I can still live for the Lord, rear my family according … Read More

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JUN
19

As a Christian father, I realize that I have the opportunity to impact and influence the lives of generations to follow through the life that I live and the instructions that I give. In the book of Proverbs, Solomon used the phrase, “my son,” twenty-three times. It was absolutely clear to him that he had … Read More

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JUN
12

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered. – 1 Peter 3:7 I recently read a story that reminded me of how dumb men can be. It went … Read More

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JUN
05

There is one thing about life that everyone can agree on: our days on this earth are limited. From the activities that we enjoy to the events that we are involved in, they are all bound by the limits of time. However, just as each of us are constrained by the limited time that we … Read More

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MAY
30

I enjoy teaching my “Cute Kids” about shadows. My favorite is the story of Peter Pan when he loses his shadow. You know the story. He finds it where he left it, at Wendy’s house. Wendy sews it back on and then she flies with Peter to the 2nd star to the right and on … Read More

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MAY
09

As we pause this month to celebrate Mothers’ Day, I think of the influence that each and every mom has over the lives of her children. When we think of our mothers, love, patience, care, tenderness and faithfulness flood our minds. The affection of friends and family may ebb and flow, but the love of … Read More