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My Man Skylar

Every once in a while life gives you little pictures that are worth their weight in gold. Joan and I have become acquainted with a young man named Skylar through our substitute teaching. He is a special ed student, who … Continue reading

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One Minute Bible Study News

It has a great summer for our “One Minute Bible Studies”. Our running total is 560 after one full year. My first attempts to lead the way doing these “studies” found me struggling to just do one. That was a … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial Sparta, IL

We captured just the right spirit for our memorial yesterday. We did not use mikes or instuments. JP would open us up in prayer. We had eight people speak of their 9/11 experiences. We had handouts of the words for … Continue reading

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September 11, 2012

President Bush 9/13 2001   NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim Friday, September 14, … Continue reading

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The Harbinger Influence

“Under the influence of a book” a phrase I heard as a pastor explained a sermon he had preached to me is a phrase I have used many times myself since that time. After reading Jonathan Cahn’s book entitled “The Harbinger” … Continue reading

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Thanks to Sparta Jack

I had two suggestions to check out two different sermons. One was a Paris Reidhead sermon with the text here: http://www.parisreidheadbibleteachingministries.org/tenshekels.shtml and the other was a 2002 David Wilkerson sermon:http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=david+wilkerson+a+call+to+anguish+youtube&mid=0BA602B8932DF37704FF0BA602B8932DF37704FF&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1 Its a question I have asked over the years to God … Continue reading

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Pharisee Policeman

I was getting ready to preach a “Blood Covenant” message in Marion when I had to field a series of calls. A new convert was being arrested. The timing for him couldn’t be worse. He was to start a new … Continue reading

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