I Think Civility is Dead


I do. But, I think we might be able to resurrect decorum. If change begins with me, then affability or civility starts with me. Culturally we’ve somehow gotten to this […]

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    The Ephesians 6 Prayer

    I talked last weekend about a prayer that could change your life. If you missed it, you’re probably wondering about a prayer such as this. The template is found in Paul’s instruction about putting on […]

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    Here’s My Voter Guide

    I Googled “voters guide” today. Want to guess how many results? Try 49,200,000. Really! So rather than promote someone else’s voter guide, I want to hype my own. Now instead of goofy […]

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    There’s No Such Thing as a Free Ride

    I’m gonna run the risk of being labeled as one of those preachers who only talks or cares about money. For those of you that actually know me, that’s the furtherest […]

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    He Will Hold Me Fast

    We sang this new “old” song last Sunday during the middle of my talk. While the version we sang is a little different than the original composition, I love the story behind the […]

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    We’re in the Second Week

    We’re in the second week of 35 Days at Cool Spring. It is our home grown effort encouraging good choices and movement. How do we make healthier food choices and […]

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    I Have a Pretty Cool Job

    It’s the end of a very long week and the beginning of a scheduled weekend. I’ve been a fireman, counselor, researcher, teacher, peacemaker, encourager, friend and leader among many other […]

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    Rethinking Discipleship

    Let’s reimagine discipleship. I don’t believe the “typical” approach today is adequate for the future. For example, a Bible study in and of itself isn’t enough. Now, your head is probably spinning right […]

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    I’m So Excited…

    I had an exceptional conversation today about a new fall healthy living initiative in partnership with our Cool Spring Recreation Ministry. 35 Days. Change Habits. Change Life. A couple of years ago, I […]

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    I Wish Everyone Knew “This” About Marriage

    Someone asked me the other day if I knew how many marriage ceremonies I had performed over the years. I don’t, but I wish I’d kept count. Thinking back, I can […]

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    We’re In For A Bumpy Ride

    Politics dominates the news. How can I escape?  Here are a few thoughts to carry me through the next several months. Much of the campaign rhetoric will cease come November. I […]

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