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Travelers and Family Life by bob

January 30th, 2012

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I’m currently leading a six-week Sunday School class for Corinth members who travel on business and their spouses.  Yesterday’s class was on marriage and family life, and I thought the reflections that emerged from the class might be helpful to share with a wider group.

Wheat and Weeds by bob

January 29th, 2012

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I’m against not being against anything. Matthew 13:24-30 January 29, 2012 Against Bob: At the close of our Bible study Tuesday morning on the text we’ve just read, one of our group members referred to an interview aired on CBS with Joel Osteen, a very popular pastor, author, and TV preacher.  In that interview, Osteen […]

A Story about Dirt by bob

January 22nd, 2012

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All dirt is not the same. Mark 4:1-9; 13-20 January 22, 2012 Unsuitable soil The wrong dirt can be costly.   On August 10, 2011, I received an e-mail from our building contractor that started out like this – Approximately two weeks ago, Froehling & Robertson, Inc. (F&R) discovered that a significant portion of the soils […]

Every once in a while, someone gives you the great gift of feedback – thoughtful, constructive, and timely.  It happened this week when a friend said, “You don’t preach the gospel.”

Wisdom and Her Children by bob

January 15th, 2012

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We shouldn’t be surprised if Jesus breaks our rules. Luke 7:29-35 January 15, 2012 A child becomes an eagle Few achievements within reach of a young person in our society rival earning the Eagle Scout badge.  By the time a young man pledges for the umpteenth time to keep himself physically strong, mentally awake, and […]