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5-25-16 “Pastor’s Blast” -Don’t Hate

This Sunday we continue our series on the First Letter of the Apostle John entitled, “Making Life Enjoyable”. We’ll discover the Second Key to enjoying life in the second chapter: something we all know even if we don’t always practice it. It’s an old concept but John helps us to understand that Jesus put a new spin on it—new even today!
So read 1 John 2:7-17 to prepare yourself for a frank discussion about the effects of Hate on not only our faith but our life as well. We’ll also look at Ephesians 6:10-18 and see what tools we might use to defend against those forces that encourage us to be haters. Continue reading

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Words Not Necessary

Sometimes it’s best to let God do the talking . . . (Sunrise over Pensacola Bay, December 4th, 2013) (Shot from my balcony with an iPhone 5, unretouched!) Pressing On toward the Goal . . . RevDrKid

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The Truth, Plain and Simple

There is a story told of a church in the rural south, which, in the midst of the civil rights struggles on the 1960’s, was perfectly and amazingly integrated.  When asked how this came about, the preacher explained it like … Continue reading

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Bold and Loving and Sensible

I’m writing this entry on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech and as a white guy, I often felt I couldn’t or shouldn’t say much about the civil rights movement. Now that … Continue reading

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Missing the point?

Perhaps I’m as much a culprit of this myself as anyone else.  I have lots of excuses though . . . and they’re good ones! You see, I’m a Presbyterian Pastor – you know, one of “God’s Frozen Chosen”.  We … Continue reading

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