"GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOSPEL" --MARK 16:15

Posts by Roy Mason

The Power is in the Decision

In his book, The Seven Decisions, Andy Andrews writes, “The Responsibility Decisions shows us how to stop blaming other people and outside circumstances for where we are in life.”  The first chapter of this good book addresses the subject of passing the buck. It was Harry S. Truman who popularized the phrase, “The Buck Stops Here” by keeping a…

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Always Stay on Track

Because We Are Not Finished Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfector of our faith, who for…

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Taking Personal Responsibility

Through Sowing and Reaping One of the most often, overlooked issues in life is personal responsibility. In our contemporary society far too many are comfortable with playing the victim card — in other words, It’s not my fault — someone else is to blame. One of the clearest undeniable truths of life is summed up…

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Being Better Through Our Engagement

The continuing mantra of the world from Governments, to Militaries, to Businesses, and Ministries is that we must get bigger. The dilemma however is the struggle between growing bigger or getting better. On the surface nearly everyone would say “I want to get better, but the reality is that we focus more on the size…

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Funeral for a Friend

Celebrating the life of C.J. Bordeaux This weekend Mary and I drove to the eastern part of our state to visit with the family of our longtime friend and ministry mentor, Dr. CJ Bordeaux, who went home to be with Jesus on March 25, 2018.  I have known CJ since 1979 as a student at…

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Being a Person of Influence

We are constantly influencing others. Sometimes it is for good and other times it can be for bad, but never forget that we are always having influence. One of the greatest responsibility we have is to understand the power and possibility of influence. The word of God says, Each of you should use whatever gift…

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Masters Moments

A couple of weeks ago Mary and I were able to check one more item off our “bucket list” by attending The Masters tournament in Augusta. Having the opportunity to walk the hallowed grounds of the Augusta National Golf Club with my best friend was exciting and enlightening. We sat at the famed “Amen corner”…

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Our Conduct Reveals our Character

The first quarter of 2018 is in our rearview mirror. For some it was an incredible way to start the year while for others it was less than they had hoped for. Regardless, it is in the past. There is absolutely nothing you can do to change it. It is my prayer that your mind…

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The Secret of the Second Mile

A few years back I was reading “The Joshua Code” and one of the things that stuck into my mine were the authors reflections on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5.  The writers’ insight on this verse is the theme for much of this blog. In many arenas of life, we hear the phrase, “Going the…

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