How A Blessing Goes Triplicate And Becomes A Trilogy

Some of you might remember the post in November telling the improbable story of how I had signed a contract with Abingdon Press to publish the Head Scratchers sermon series as a book and study guide.You can read that post here.One of the ironies I describe in that...

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I Almost . . .

One day not too long ago, I almost left the house with the iron still on.It was just sitting there, minding its own business and expanding its own heat, and I almost stepped out the door to leave for the day.Now, I suspect there is a "forgetful preacher protection"...

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A Wardrobe Malfunction & A Sermon That Begins A Campaign

Yes, I had a wardrobe malfunction on Sunday morning.The stain that I thought I had rinsed off my shirt got worse by the time I arrived at church early on Sunday morning.  So I knew that I knew that I knew that it would be a distraction.If to nobody else, to...

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Are You Ready To Go . . . Beyond?

This isn't a series. It's a season. And these aren't messages. This is a movement. January 4:    Beyond Me January 11:  Beyond Now January 18:  Beyond Enough January 25:  Beyond Belief February 1:  Above And Beyond February 8:  The Great Beyond                     ...

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This Happened On New Year’s Eve

Yesterday, Julie and traveled to Winston-Salem to watch a matinee men's basketball game between Princeton and Wake Forest.While we were at the game, this happened:And this:And then this:And while we are at it, why not this?No worries, though:  no backboards were...

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Mark Cuban On Cyber Reality

Yesterday I heard a radio interview with Mark Cuban, internet billionaire, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, and star of the Shark Tank television show. He made the most salient observation of life in the digital age: The moment you put something online, you lose...

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Looking Back A Little & Looking Forward A Lot

We played this on Christmas Eve as a way of celebrating 2014 and anticipating 2015:Beyond These WallsBeyond This CornerBeyond Our Imaginations------------------------------------------------------------------ Before we go Beyond, we have one more Sunday in the Baby...

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