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Inspiration from O'Connor

11/05/2014

            What can a Baptist preacher learn from a female, Roman Catholic, Southern fiction writer? A lot. For several years now, I have enjoyed the writings of Flannery O’Connor. She was…



Reflections on the First Year

06/23/2014

            Yesterday I celebrated my first year as pastor of Sharon Heights Baptist Church. Here are some of my thoughts on this first anniversary.Providence is powerful<b style=”mso-bidi-font-weight:…



The Valley

05/05/2014

Deep in the valley, exceedingly low,The way is hard; the progress is slow,Deep in the valley, exceedingly rough,You’ll find that your own strength is not enough,Deep in the valley, exceedingly faint,<div…



At 36

04/04/2014

At 36On this day, 36 years ago, in the fading disco lights of the ‘70’s, I was born. While I am not fond of naval-gazing blog posts, I do wish to record a few things I’m…



A Romans 7 Requiem

01/01/2014

Stragglers, strugglers, and sinners are we all,Ever since the first, great fall,Theologians call it depravity,A curse afflicting both you and me,I need no preacher to diagnose my condition,I know too well my…



Believe Me

12/07/2013

Broke down with guilt from all my sin,I look to Him and cry, “Save me!”-His blood alone can once atone,-And cover all I’ve ever done,In His Word He says, “Believe me!”<div…



The Heart of Henry

11/19/2013

            One of my ministry heroes once said, “The only thing I don’t like about Matthew Henry is that I didn’t start reading him sooner.” It is a fitting testament to the wide appeal and accessibility of…



My Own Maxims

08/05/2013

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Not So Elementary

03/08/2013

          I was reading a Christian magazine<span style=”font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family:…



Gospel Truth for a Great Tragedy

12/15/2012

           Today our nation is reeling in the wake of a horrible and heart-wrenching tragedy. A man in Newtown,…