Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Gospel, flat out and from the heart!

I just had a great time preaching the Gospel to the men at the Lima Rescue Mission tonight. I took the message I gave to the teens at the C.Y.I.A. training last week and reworked it to be preached to … Continue reading

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Chapel Messages from C.Y.I.A. 2011

One of the funnest things I have done in a while was to be a part of training 42 youths to share the Gospel at the annual Child Evangelism Fellowship‘s Christian Youth In Action in Greenfield, OH, This is training … Continue reading

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By Him, Through Him, For Him [Colossians Pt. 5]

Who’s in charge around here? Sometimes it seems like the bad guys are winning. But, as the old hymn reminds us, “This is my Father’s world, O let me never forget, that tho’ the wrong seems oft so strong, God … Continue reading

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Viewing Offenses as Opportunities

This month in our Donuts and Doctrine study we had the blessing of looking closely at that little gem of a letter called Philemon. As the Apostle Paul appeals to this man Philemon, for him to forgive his runaway slave … Continue reading

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Interpreting Scripture

What is interpretation? Do we all do it? Does that mean that when we do, “Our Interpretation” is only valid in our culture and time? On the other hand, can we read something like the Bible without interpreting it? Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Out of Darkness [Colossians Pt.4]

Gratitude is the fuel that drives the Christian Life.  It is not duty or the desire to find God’s approval. If you have trusted Christ as Savior it is because of His love to you and the great work of … Continue reading

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No Other Doctrine [1 Timothy Pt. 2]

What is false teaching? Aren’t we just supposed to believe in Jesus and love one another? As we consider the idea of love demonstrated practically in 1 Timothy (See Previous Posts, The Purpose of the Commandment, and Love From a … Continue reading

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Knowing God’s Will [Colossians Pt.3]

Knowing God’s will. To some this certainly seems impossible. To others God’s will appears elusive. And in some ways this is true, but not because God is withholding it from us.  On the contrary, if we know Christ as Savior, … Continue reading

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Love From a Pure Heart [1 Timothy Pt. 1]

Have you ever struggled with loving people around you? We are commanded to love one another as Christians. It is the New Commandment of John 13:34 and the thing that shows the world that Jesus came from God in John … Continue reading

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