Tag Archives: Whining

A PASTOR’S HEART

Thessalonians – Hope   Pastors are called to love people to God because of their love for God themselves. If you wonder what that tenacious, tireless love looks like, we get a glimpse of the heart of a pastor, who … Continue reading

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IDOLIZED RELIGION

Ephesians 5 – Belief and Behavior   How does it make you feel to be used for someone else’s purpose to get ahead in this world….using church work as the tool? Our one and only desire as believers should be … Continue reading

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SET FREE!

Galatians – Freedom in Christ!   When men and women get their hands on religion, one of the first things they often do is tun it into an instrument for controlling others, either putting or keeping them “in their place”. … Continue reading

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THE GIFT OF THE THORN

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   I can tell you from experience that right now, Maundy Thursday before Easter, your pastor, worship leader and many volunteers are working furiously to make sure all is well for all who will come … Continue reading

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MOPPING UP

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   We spent last Saturday as servers at a middle/high school show choir invitational hosted by our grandkids’ school. For a few hours, our job was to retrieve trays of trash from students and sponsors … Continue reading

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THE CALLING AND COMPENSATION

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   Randy and I felt truly called to be teachers in a public school environment. We were passionate about teaching kids. We worked hard in our young married lives with three children to accomplish the … Continue reading

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THE OPEN DOOR

Romans – “Therefore”   One summer my mom, a successful Avon lady, talked me into earning college money by taking on a “territory” to sell Avon products. In the old days, this meant going door to door in an assigned … Continue reading

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