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September 23, 2021

The Five Biggest Stumbling Blocks

I have been in ministry for 41 years.  I have worked as an evangelist, missionary, administrator, Bible school director and teacher, and for the past 27 years, as a local…
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September 16, 2021

Men with Whole Hearts

“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise.  We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.  We castrate and bid the…
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September 2, 2021

A Trinitarian Challenge to Fear

All of us struggle with fear.  On Tuesday night this week, I spoke at a large gathering of people deeply concerned about shot mandates coming down from Governor Polis.  I…
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August 26, 2021

A Life of No Limits

When I was a missionary in Japan, I came across a verse that rocked my world. It is found in Ephesians 4:8, “When He (Christ) ascended on high, He led…
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August 19, 2021

The Weight of Your Calling

“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called.” (Ephesians 4:1) Every Jesus follower is called by God into a destiny of…
August 12, 2021

Facing Fears

The legend of King Arthur’s Court has this interesting scene.  The men, the knights, surrounding the round table, are challenged to go out and find the “holy grail.” This grail,…
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July 29, 2021

Bold Prayer, Bold Action

There is a notion that has crept into Christianity, in general, and the Church specifically, that prayer primarily is centered in contemplation.  As one who has been positively impacted by…
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July 22, 2021

A Strange Portrait of Jesus

This is the strangest picture of Jesus in all the Bible.  Of all the portraits we have of Jesus, this is the most mysterious of all.  In all the situations…
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July 15, 2021

Contending for the Kingdom of God on Earth

During my vision sabbatical, I have read through all of the New Testament. I felt I needed to get a feel for the deep themes, passion, and movement of Jesus…
July 8, 2021


God loves shalom! The word is used over 250 times in the Old Testament. It is an ancient word, a Hebrew word that is ripe with deep meaning.  The Hebrew…