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Saved to Work, not Sin

Ephesians 2:4-5 -But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which He loved us,  even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— The truth of the glorious Gospel is that we are saved by grace provided for us by the sacrifice of Jesus upon the cross. […]

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Spiritual Incrementalism – Part One

Many of us bemoan losing our society to wickedness. We see the direction that our nation is heading and we grieve. We did not lose everything overnight and we will not gain it back that way either. We gain or lose ground by inches. I believe this is also true in our walk with God. […]


Alien Encounter – Christmas Message

  Scripture: Luke 1:26-38 Hollywood seems to believe that they created alien encounters. Even before the motion picture was invented, there were authors that wrote what is generally called Science Fiction. While a great deal of it is far fetched and unbelievable, I would venture to say they were on to something – that we […]

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Stubborn or Wise

Stubborn or Faithful? 1

Last Sunday my church surprised me with a video and testimonial service celebrating our 20th anniversary for Hope Family Fellowship. As I was waiting to start my PowerPoint for the message, the young lady that creates and runs our announcement sheet, refused to sit down. She just looked at me and smiled. While that is not […]


New Life

We have some friends that we have known for many, many years. In addition to being really nice people, they play bluegrass music. Frequent guests at festivals and Silver Dollar City, the Downing Family are talented musicians and produce some excellent tunes. As a disclaimer, I am not a paid spokesman and do not receive […]

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