Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Top 10 March Madness Thoughts

Here are my Top Ten March Madness Thoughts: March Madness Thought #10:  A basketball team with one superstar and all the rest bench warmers, will never make the NCAA Basketball Tournament. March Madness Thought #9:  What tournament officials can teach pastors — … Continue reading

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Why not schedule a “Jesus 12” in your church service?

Why not schedule a “Jesus 12” in your church program? –A “Jesus 12” is 12 unprogrammed minutes during a church service where the living, resurrected Jesus is allowed to be the leader and people are free to go to an … Continue reading

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How is Jesus like a pianist?

How is Jesus like a piano player? Even the world’s best pianist can’t play a piano with stuck keys. –Even the living, resurrected Jesus Christ can’t move his body if the members are so stuck that they won’t obey the … Continue reading

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Abortion = Prenatal Domestic Violence

Abortion is Prenatal domestic violence. When domestic violence Is approved against Human life in the womb, How can we stop it Anywhere else? Mother Teresa quotes on abortion: “If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, … Continue reading

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got conscience? — A Poem & Some Quotes About Conscience

I wrote a poem about conscience: Are You Unconscience? Conscience is The inner call To think, say, and do What is right And what is true. To be unconscience Is to be Captured and controlled by Cravings and compulsions. If … Continue reading

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Do You Have The Tolerance To Step Outside The Humanistic World View & Watch An Amazing New Movie With A Spiritual World View?

In a society where the majority of people pray, but Hollywood movies almost never show anyone praying, Do You Believe? connects with the real world of conscience, meaning, and spirituality that most people grapple with at some points in their life.  For … Continue reading

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If Easter is true, then . . .

If Easter is more than fashion, rabbits, and eggs then perhaps we should . . . If Easter is true–give control to Christ! –Is Christ alive in the 21st Century? If not, then do your thing. If yes, then step … Continue reading

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Revival Needs New Wineskins!

Is it time for new wineskins? “And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins and it will be spilled out, and the skins will be ruined. But new wine must be … Continue reading

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Does the new normal make us anomie zombies?

Does the new normal mean that we are becoming anomie zombies? Are anomic attitudes and assessments making you zombic — so oblivious to moral constraints that you are mesmerized by confusion, restlessness, and unhappiness? Anomie basically means “normless” and “purposeless.” It comes from the Greek word … Continue reading

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Humility or Human Hotshots? (Who is the celebrity in church?)

God is looking for humility, not human hotshots with big names. “God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.” When we glory in, focus on, and/or follow exalted people, when we attach men’s names to the work of … Continue reading

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