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A friend of mine, Catherine Fairchild from Jordan, Ontario, Canada, recently posted this piece by an unknown author about feelings.

“My feelings are not God. God is God. My feelings do not define truth. God’s Word defines truth. Continue reading


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White Noise

Matt Bassford is a fellow blogger and gospel preacher. Until recently, he preached at the Jackson Heights church in Columbia, Tennessee, where Norma Jean and I lived and labored for 11 years.

Matt also is batttling ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

During the past several months Matt has shown incredible strength, courage and resolve, as he has continued to minister in the Word. Through his blog, HisExcellentWord, Matt has inspired, motivated and encouraged us all to a higher level of living as he has candidly written about life and death. Sickness and suffering. Joy and pain. Mercy and grace. And the hope of eternal life. Continue reading

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Recently my friend and preaching colleague, Leland Ping, posted a short piece about confidence that is worthy of our serious reflection and application.

“There are a number of things that we can be confident in,” Leland observed. “Our abilities. Our talents. Our finances. The list can go on and on. But, the things we are confident in are often the very things that we truly, in the end, cannot really count on.” Continue reading

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BE the Change. BE the Light.

This is the fifth post of a new column we began, facebook Friday, where we share positive, encouraging messages from facebook.

When I saved today’s post several weeks ago, I failed to document the author of this piece, or on whose page it was posted. My apologies.

It’s short. But good. You’ll like it. Continue reading


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Post Election Thoughts

As we await the final votes to be tallied  from Tuesday’s election, here are few thoughts I came across on faceook, that are worthy of our consideration, as we  view politics and government from a Christian worldview. Continue reading


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Introduction to a New Column

Like other preachers, writers and bloggers, we have at times addressed the problems of social media, including platforms like facebook.

Too often social media is abused and misused by wasting time surfing through its endless posts. Or engaging in heated arguments, hurling unkind and ugly retorts. Posting immodest pictures. Or just being trivial and frivolous.

However, there is a good side to social media. The Gospel of Christ can be preached. Encouragement offered. Prayers requested. Brethren connected around the world. Bible study material shared. And important thoughts posted that ennoble and inspire us. Continue reading


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