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Commands

The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you. Do not be like a senseless horse or mule that needs a bit and bridle to keep it under control.” —Psalm 32:8-9 Do not…

Guilty

Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone. —Psalm 32:5 …trying to hide my guilt. When…

God Can’t Love Me

Peter was a large, muscular man who served in the Vietnam War. His appearance was intimidating; yet, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He faithfully attended church. He served others and was generous with his time, skills, and finances. He was the…

Hello Doubt

Over the last several days, as the talk of reopening the state has begun to grab attention, an emotion, more deceptive than fear, has started impacting our psyches. Its name is doubt. Doubt is married to fear. They usually do not leave home without…

Light for Today

Isaiah was an Old Testament prophet. He served the Lord through some of the most uncertain times in Israel’s history. Politically the nation was in constant turmoil. Economically the people were suffering. Public safety was at an all time low because of threats from…

Foreigners Among Us:Part 2

685 Words – Approximate Reading Time 3 Minutes Few people use the word “foreigner.” I just Googled the word and the first two pages of results are all songs and information about the 80’s rock band that bears that name. Which, by the way,…

Nairobi’s City Park

359 Words – Approximate Reading Time 2 minutes My first trip to Kenya took place in 2005. At that time I was the pastor of Agape Baptist Church located in Pinson, AL. Agape supported a missionary who was located in Nairobi. He was a…

Kenya Rains

The first day of a conference in Kenya is always the most challenging. I have nerves to deal with, new faces looking at me with anticipation (which creates a sense of pressure) and all the logistics of materials and introductions. When I introduce myself…

Cold Stone in Kenya

413 Words – Approximate Reading Time 2 Minutes Saturday was a difficult day. It started with the rare privilege of getting to sleep late. I then got to eat a breakfast that someone else prepared. I spent the rest of the morning connecting with…

Journey to Kenya

475 Words – Approximate Reading Time 2 minutes Airports are interesting. I guess I should say the people in airports are interesting. I see all kinds here. There are the business types…determined faces that communicate, “I’m on a mission get out of my way.”…

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