Daily Archives: October 1, 2021

Sunday Seed Thoughts: Back To Basics

Today Norma Jean and I are in the Memphis area where I’m beginning a meeting for the East Shelby Church in Collierville, Tennessee.

The Shepherds have asked me to preach lessons based on Ephesians 4 that speak to the issue of religious unity. We’ve entitled the series: “Christianity 101: Bible Basics for the 21st Century.”

Sometimes it’s good to get back to the basics. To the fundamentals. To the authoritative principles on which our faith is founded.

The story is told that the legendary football coach Vince Lombardi came into the training camp of the Green Bay Packers in the summer of 1961 taking nothing for granted. Continue reading


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Friday’s List To Live By #58

Christianity is not merely a philosophy to be examined or a doctrine to be taught, but a life to be lived.

We are called not just to believe in something or someone, but to behave in a way that’s different from the world.

Today’s list, from an unknown source, speaks to various relationships in life with a one-word exhortation to apply a Biblical principle. Continue reading


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