Ingredients for a Tasty Life!

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“100 Places To Eat Before You Die” shouted the internet headline! I like to eat, so I read to see what I had been missing! Fortunately, one is right here in Kansas City, Oklahoma Joe’s. It’s bar-b-que. And it’s really good!

I got to thinking how much focus America puts on food. We love to eat! And we love to eat out.   We love our burgers and fries. Steaks and seafood. And chicken fixed a 100 different ways.    Continue reading

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The Preacher’s Perspective on Earth Day

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When we lived in Manatee County Florida, the Soil Conservation Department invited the area preachers on a tour of the county every Spring.

Most years I attended. I grew up on a farm and enjoyed seeing the local agriculture. The tour was interesting. Plus at noon they fed us a steak dinner with all the trimmings! Hmm, my mind’s a little foggy now, but maybe the steak dinner was a big draw! Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Know

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Men, suppose you are having one of those intense conversations with your wife. There is some area of disagreement. Dissension. Or at least, misunderstanding.   So, she says to you, as she rolls her eyes, in a voice of exasperation, “You‘t don’t even know me!”

What if my wife said that to me, and I responded this way? Continue reading

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IT’S FRIDAY. BUT SUNDAY’S COMING! What’s Good About “Good Friday”?

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My calendar says today is “Good Friday.” The NYSE will be closed for “Good Friday.” Many schools will out for “Good Friday.” Christendom celebrates today as “Good Friday.”

Personally, I’ve always thought speaking of the day Jesus was unmercifully crucified on Calvary as “Good Friday” seemed a little strange. Of course, the expression “Good Friday is not used in the Bible. So, what is its origin? Continue reading

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Can You Earn a Place in Heaven?

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Country music artist, Alan Jackson, had a #1 hit song back in 2001 entitled “Where I Come From.” The refrain repeats these lyrics:

 I said where I come from

It’s cornbread and chicken

Where I come from a lotta front porch sittin’

Where I come from tryin’ to make a livin’

And workin’ hard to get to heaven

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HEAVEN IS FOR REAL

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“Heaven is for Real” is a movie being released today in a theater near you! It’s the continuing trend of movies that Hollywood is producing to appeal to the “Christian market.”

The movie is based on the story of a 4-year old boy, Colton Burpo, who almost died on the operating table during emergency surgery. When he recovered, Colton claims that he went to heaven. Saw his own surgery. Observed the prayers of his anguished parents. And met Jesus. Continue reading

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Should Christians Refuse To Pay Taxes?

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More Americans are upset about government waste and spending.  Businesses with a Christian world view are suing to opt out of Obama-care.  Christians are increasingly questioning not only the misuse of their tax money, but the moral abuse.   Continue reading

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