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Throwing Rocks 1

I have a commentary on Isaiah that is basically useless except for an occasional quote such as this one: When someone has been wronged, it is easy for the awareness of that injustice to possess the whole being.  John Goldingay While Mr. Goldingay and I disagree on many issues regarding the prophet Isaiah’s writings, we […]

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Why Bother – Part 2

In a previous article, I explored some of the hazards of ministry for my fellow pastors – discouragement, disillusionment with people, and a lack of being able to see results from our efforts. While these are legitimate struggles, they are not the final word. Every job and anything we attempt for the Kingdom will have […]

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Don’t Waste Offenses

This post was originally shared over at ChurchCental.com It is inevitable that offenses will come to us. Someone somewhere at some time will say or do something that will bother us. Perhaps they will be rude, speak evil of us, not appreciate our efforts or intentions, or worse, assign us evil motives when we really […]


I’m Balanced, But I’m Not So Sure About You!

Have you ever noticed how often we think we are right about something, only to find out later we are dead wrong? We all tend to think we are right about almost everything for who willingly clings to a false opinion or view. Our opinions are not opinions, but facts. If everyone would just see […]


If – A Huge Word

My previous blog ended with this thought – “I know this is not the full story on everything, but it certainly is part of the story that we desperately need to revisit.” The topic covered was an attempt to express one side of the restoration coin when we encounter others that have sinned. Some of […]