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Taking Preaching Seriously

Last night we watched an old episode of the Andy Griffith show that was entitled “A Sermon for Today.”

Andy and Opie are ready for church and trying to get Aunt Bee off the phone gossiping with her friend Clara.

When we arrive at the “All Souls Church,” the congregation is singing “Holy Spirit, Truth Divine.” All the while the ladies are looking across the auditorium miming appreciation for each other’s hats. Barney fumbles to keep his place in the hymn, and is saved from embarrassment when Andy stops him from applauding the guest speaker.” Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Conviction

G. Campbell Morgan tells a story about the great English actor William Charles Macready who was once approached by an eminent preacher of his day.

“I wish you would explain to me something,” asked the preacher.

Well, what is it? I don’t know that I can explain anything to a preacher,” replied Macready. Continue reading

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