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

Thoughts

The Necessity of Storms

A few weeks back I wrote, “Information without Implementation leads to devastation.” This past week all of us were bombarded with information, but what we do with this will determine our future. With all of this information, I hope you will choose to implement some tactics immediately. Many of us returned to our homes and…

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Learning to Lead

In recent days I have had a recurring conversation with several people that centered around the question of how to increase in their understanding of the Bible. In other words, how can I make my devotional life stronger than it has ever been? The simplistic answer is this, Read it more! More frequently, more faithfully,…

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Don’t Forget the Why

In all of our lives, we have spent a great amount of time, energy, and money is learning the how’s of life.  Much of this has been beneficial, and we are all able to do things better and better because someone taught us “how to do it.” The how’s are extremely important. Knowing “how to…

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The Most Basic of All

This morning I was reminded of the 7-point creed that college basketball coach and excellent leader, John Wooden lived by. It is said that Coach Wooden kept a folded-up index card in his wallet until he died at the age of 99 in 2010. On this card was the list of basics he constantly lived…

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How Jesus Catered to People

Thank you guys for remembering to pray for us during this past month. The ministry project to Ghana was, by far, the most difficult to date and presented itself with many physical, emotional, and spirituals challenges, but through it all God blessed us in incredible ways. We spoke in 173 venues to a total audience…

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At the Half

(Nkwanta, Ghana) With the first half of this project “in the books” we are looking forward to a time of reflection and preparation for what is ahead. Through noon on Friday we have spoken in 92 different venues to an estimated audience of over 26,000 individuals. Thanks be to Jesus for His incredible grace! Dr.…

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Keep It In Perspective!

(Nkwanta, Ghana) The ministry here is in full swing. Thank you all for continuing to pray for our work here in West Africa. Thus far (since Saturday night) our teams have proclaimed the Gospel message in 57 venues to a combined audience of nearly 19,000 people. “Thanks be unto God for His indescribable gift…” (2…

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The Main Thing

Is the plain thing The new year is fully open. The college football season is over and with the games this past weekend we now know who will play in the NFL Super Bowl! The four teams that were in the playoffs have all decided to remember the main thing … whatever they determine that…

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Starting Strong

How we start will determine how we finish! Happy New Year! Entering 2019, I hope that you have already paused to think about things for which you are grateful. For me, I’m grateful that the Hallmark Christmas movies are over, even though I enjoyed watching them with Mary (since November) – I’m certainly grateful. For…

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Finishing Strong

In His most humble moment, Jesus prayed to His Father and said, “I have finished the work which you have given me to do.” (John 17:4) Jesus knew why He came and stared true to that purpose. The Apostle Paul wrote, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept…

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