Monthly Archives: July 2020

[RadCast] The Weight of Sin :::

In Romans 7, Paul expresses the frustration we all feel about ourselves — “I don’t understand what I do!” Sin is the problem. It separates us, creating a barrier and weighing us down. The most frustrating part (for me, at … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Social Media Tips from the Psalms :::

David writes “I said to myself, ‘I will watch what I do and not sin in what I say…’” A fine goal, but impossible without the Holy Spirit.

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[RadCast] His commands are not burdensome :::

Following Jesus doesn’t weigh us down, it turns our weakness into strength. Our daily weights are lightened by the strength-giving way of carrying the cross of Christ (1 John 5:3-5).

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An accomplished professional broadcaster, a true veteran of the craft, Regis Philbin has died. The news came moments ago of this suddenly gone 88 year old who always carried himself like a plucky juvenile high on the joys of life. … Continue reading

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Today is the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

It was on this day in 1990 that President George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. It didn’t come easily. It took a long time and was met with great resistance from all sides. Today we celebrate. … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Don’t Amaze Jesus :::

Familiarity breeds contempt. Jesus saw it firsthand when he visited home. They didn’t see Jesus Christ — they saw little, predictable, “just one of us” Jesus. Truth: I get too familiar with Jesus, and I would guess that He is … Continue reading

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[RadCast] God is looking for you today :::

We talk quite a bit about seeking God, but we can’t forget that God is seeking us with love, grace, compassion, and tenacity. He sees you and is waiting for you to look back at Him (John 4:23-24).

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[RadCast] Spiritual Hunger:::

God “satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” says the Psalmist (107). The question is not whether He’s got food, but rather if we’re eating/drinking the right stuff. Psalm 107:1-9

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[RadCast] Fixing Spiritual Weakness :::

All of us have experienced exhaustion beyond reason. It’s not our mind, not our bodies, but our souls that get tired. What do we do? Psalm 105:1-4 spells it out. The idea is to get our attention off of ourselves… … Continue reading

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What Your Pastor (not just me) Is Thinking

In 2002, I visited a far away Seminary to see if it was the right next educational step for me.  It wasn’t, but that’s ok (and another post). I keep recalling a slice of memory from the seminary campus tour.  … Continue reading

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