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What Happens to Bullies by bob

October 18th, 2009

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If Nahum can believe God is just and good, he’s my favorite prophet. Nahum 1:2-11 October 18, 2009 Bad memories Perhaps today’s sermon title brings to your mind some personal experiences and stories.  It does for me. My elementary school years I attended a boarding school, far away from my parents.  I don’t remember a […]

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10   It seems to me helpful to begin today with a reminder of why we are here.  About ten days ago, a tragic accident took the life of a beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend.  The end of Keith’s […]

Coping with ADHD by bob

October 13th, 2009

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I am typing this column on a Thursday afternoon in my study.  I should be working on my sermon, because it’s not done.  But I can’t seem to get it done.  There’s no energy there, no creativity.  So I sit with a blank stare.  I chew on my cheek.  My mind wanders to the Carolina […]

The Humble Church by bob

October 12th, 2009

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Last week I wrote about humility and the phrase, “I could be wrong.”  A church member who read my column wrote back, “Not only could you be wrong.  You ARE wrong.” 

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:6-8 October 12, 2009   Chuck’s daughter, Wendy, was the one who suggested the 2 Timothy 4 passage for today’s service.  “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”  […]