Monthly Archives: October 2014

Angry Thoughts, Hateful Words, and Murder

In the early 80’s, I preached at the Rapides Parish Jail in Alexandria, Louisiana, for about two years. A few of my listeners had committed murder – that was an interesting experience; but now each Sunday I preach for an … Continue reading

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I’d rather see a sermon

I’d rather see a sermon Edgar Guest I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I’d rather you would walk with me than merely tell the way. The eye’s a better pupil, more willing than the ear; Fine … Continue reading

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If I Had My Child to Rear Over Again

I’d finger paint more and point the finger less. I’d do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch and watch with my eyes. I would care to know less and know to care more. I’d … Continue reading

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City upon a hill

City upon a Hill John Winthrop – 1630 AD One of the late President Reagan’s favorite sayings (this was read at his funeral Friday) comes from John Winthrop’s sermon he gave in 1630 AD in which he described America and … Continue reading

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