When A Creature Of Habit Goes Spontaneous

My Tuesdays are fairly predictable: they start early in the office with prayer and meetings and sermon prep and meetings, and then I leave around 5 to work out at the Y, and then back home for a quick dinner and sermon prep. Julie travels most Tuesday, so I have this...

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The Trust Factor Launch

Have you ever noticed that you can look at ONE diamond from MULTIPLE angles and in so doing you find new elements to its beauty? Just one look doesn’t suffice; it takes long study from many viewpoints. In the same way, Proverbs 3:5-6 merits extended appreciation from...

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Am I A Real Texan?

My son, Riley Davis, recently posted his pre-season college basketball Top 25 rankings. While previewing #9 Texas Tech, he dropped this analysis: My dad is the least-Texan Texan I have ever met. He grew up in Dallas, but is not a Cowboys fan; he cares neither for...

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Gods At War, Week 4 — The “Good god” Sermon Rewind

Yesterday's sermon .... Was related though different at our Moss and Zoar Campuses, as Chris Thayer preached live at Moss and I preached live at Zoar. We used different scriptures and different pathways to get to the same bottom line (see below);In my version, jumped...

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Preacher’s Delight

The best part of the Gods At War series for me as been the focus on Psalm 37:4: Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. We usually skip the first phrase and jump right to the "desires of your heart" part. Nope. "B" there comes after...

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They’re Always Listening

On Tuesday morning, I received this text message from a fine young man who is a senior in one of our area high schools: After I answered, "Limerence," I asked if he had it or if a girl at his school had it for him. "Neither," came his reply. "It's for a school project...

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