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Can You Hear Me Now? (Hearing The Savior)

Good Shepherd | Hearing The Savior

“…and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.” – John 10:4

Hearing The Name

When I was a kid, my friends and I played in the neighborhood. We would spend summer days playing football in the street, playing basketball in someone’s yard, riding bikes and playing cops and robbers, or just walking up and down the street talking about sports, girls, and what we just knew we were going to do when we grew up.

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Hunt or Fish: Effectively Evangelizing

Effectively Evangelizing

Mark 1:17 “And Jesus said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.'”

Effectively Evangelizing. Throughout my ministry, God has placed so many different people in my path. People from all different walks of life. From the affluent to the poor, from important to not important, and from the religious to the non-religious.

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How to Not Regret What You Say

Regret what I said

James 1:19 “Wherefore my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.”

I suddenly regretted the words that had just left my mouth. My wife and I had just been in a bitter argument and I; being the broken man that I am, had to get the last word in. Most of us have been in this situation a time or two in the past, and as men, we tend to lean towards a win/lose way of thinking.

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Dealing With Secret Sins That Haunt Us

Sins that haunt us

Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Roy Moore all recently been caught in a series of allegations of sexual harassment and the list continues to grow. Many of these men have been fixtures in the political or media scene for many years.

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Stop Using Your Phone Too Much, Parents

Using your phone too much

A recent news item that gained national attention caught my eye. It told of a second-grade boy who was tasked with responding to the following: “Tell me about an invention that you don’t like. Why?” Now, I’m not sure what kinds of answers this teacher typically received. Perhaps little boys don’t like vacuum cleaners or lawn mowers or shots from the doctor or even guns or bombs. But the little boy in question provided what I believe to be a wake-up call for parents:

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Don’t Find Your Identity In Your Work

Finding Your Identity

Proverbs 16:13 “Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Today we are going to talk about vocation. Vocation is defined as “a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling. A strong impulse or inclination to follow a particular activity or career.”

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