Busting Heads, Crushing Stereotypes

In the book of Judges, the story of Deborah (Judges 4 & 5) breaks one stereotype after another:  Deborah is a woman in ancient times who leads, ill-equipped Israel somehow vanquishes iron-clad Canaan, and the mighty Canaanite commander Sisera proves himself to be...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Fleetwood Mac Songs

On the day after #Eclipse2017, how could I do any except pay brief tribute to a band with a song called Sisters Of The Moon? For the sake of clarity:  when Fleetwood Mac had its peak popularity with its Rumours album, I was hesitant to like it very much for fear it...

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Hell Or High Water, Week 3 — “Who The . . . ?”

So far in Hell Or High Water, we've seen that . . .   Hell is that awful, final, forever realm in which too late comes too early (that's the WHAT); and The well-deserved wrath of God will stand forever in vivid contrast to the undeserved favor of God (that's the...

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Revive Us Again

Here I am with Danny Miller, pastor of Bethesda United Methodist Church near Lexington, NC.   I spent the last four nights preaching at Bethesda's annual Revival Series. Along the way, I gave the people a sneak preview of material from Crash Test Dummies and...

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What? A NEW TalbotDavis.Com?

Yep.  It's new. Some new photos, easier navigation, ministry highlights, books, more books, and soon a place to access recent messages from Good Shepherd.  We wanted to update it in preparation for the September release of Crash Test Dummies. It looks something like...

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Hell Or High Water, Week 2 — Why The … ?

Hell Or High Water got off to an excellent start last week. Minds were opened, hearts were softened, and, praise God, souls were saved. There's more of the same this week, I believe. Why The ... ? is a message that asks "why in the world would there be such a realm at...

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