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I Am Waking Up At 5 a.m…And It Has Changed My Life

I hate mornings…I mean, if the morning was a person and could breathe, I would meet it in a dark alley and punch it in the teeth…twice. I always preferred to stay up late at night because that was when I did my “best work” (whatever that means). I always …

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A Theology of Planning

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”  –Benjamin Franklin I say it every year…this is the year I am going to read through the Bible. This is the year I am going to read 50 books. This is the year I am going to set goals and follow …

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WWJD – A Dangerous Question To Ask?

I remember when the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do) craze hit in the mid 1990s. Everybody was wearing the bands, and even though they were the opposite of chic, I will admit I had a couple. But what always baffled me were the people that wore ten bands all the …

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Church Building Righteousness

The church is not a building…the church is not a building…the church is not a building. If I had a penny for every time I heard this phrase, I would have a lot of pennies. Of course, it takes a boatload of pennies to actually have any money, so that …

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How Hate Can Lead To Holiness

Let me ask a question…What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say the word “Satan”? Take some time to allow the question to sink in to your mind, and I will come back to it later. Those familiar with the Bible have probably been directed …