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A Life and Death in Christ

In my line of work there are days in which I am called to the bedside of one who is leaving this earth.  I work as a volunteer chaplain at Mercy Jefferson and from time to time I am asked … Continue reading

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Caring for the Elderly

The first time I ever went into a nursing home I believe I was twelve years old. After visiting with loved ones in Ames Iowa my family and I chose to make a trip down to a little town named … Continue reading

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Go To The Nearest House of Worship

Summer is coming and will soon be here within a month officially.  The school year is coming to end and summer school will be upon us soon, at least it will be in my family.  My wife and I are … Continue reading

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Shining the Light of Christ

During the Lenten season as we move closer and closer to Easter, a Scripture from the Bible usually is called to be preached from in the Revised Common Lectionary. It is one that challenges Christian to shine the light of … Continue reading

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What is Your Most Prized Possession?

If you asked the average person the aforementioned question, what would they tell you? It might be an expensive car, it might be a diamond ring, it would be anything that you hold of great value. When you ask a … Continue reading

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Only God Knows

If someone were to ask what the hardest job is in the while I will tell them I have it. It’s not being a pastor. Ok sure there is stress and challenges involved in being a congregational pastor  but that’s … Continue reading

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Santa’s Address

As the parent of a six year old I am often struck with the things that Nicholas comes up with in conversation. I shouldn’t be surprised because this is part of the growing up process. As we are approaching Christmas … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Do?

I am a huge believer that life is all about choices and I base that logic upon my own experiences. Throughout my own life I have made decisions that have had a positive impact on my life and brought rewards. … Continue reading

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Church History

How well do all of us know our church history? I am not referring to the history of our local church family, although that something in which we all should be familiar with I think. No, I am talking about … Continue reading

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The Power Of Forgiveness

There are approximately fifty parables in the Gospels, covering topics from being kind to good stewardship to saving those who are lost. One of my favorites is the Parable of the Unmerciful servant in Matthew 18: 21-35. It’s a topic … Continue reading

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