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Jack the Baptizer

The other night, I received a phone call from an old friend. I first met him 33-years ago when I graduated from college and began preaching for the church in Nitro, WV. My friend’s name is Jack Higginbotham (no relation). He called that night, bubbling over with excitement because he had baptized three people into …

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Stop Dating The Church

I recently read a book by Joshua Harris entitled, “Stop Dating the Church: Fall In Love With The Family Of God.”  In this book Harris affirmed that there are many people who “date” the church, but who are unwilling to fall in love with and be committed to the church. And you know, I think …

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“I Am Not My Own Man”

Did you happen to watch any of the Republican National Convention last night?  If you did watch, did you happen to pick up on a statement from Senator McCain in which he said “I am not my own man?”  Well, if you missed it, here is what he said: “I fell in love with my …

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Thinking Out Loud On A Monday

I just wanted to share a few thoughts that have been going through my mind since early this morning.  Our church secretary took our weekly contribution to the bank to make our deposit as usual.  However, one of the tellers told her that our deposit slip was incorrect by $10.00.  She explained that the reason …

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