Tag Archives: Matthew 28:19-20

Obedience

James Isenberg remembers teaching a lesson to a group of Boy Scouts one evening. The topic was the Ten Commandments. James asked the scouts if they could name any of them. They began to call out answers—some right, some wrong. … Continue reading

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Keeping Things Stirred Up

The last thing Jesus says to do in Matthew’s gospel is, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to … Continue reading

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Go

Pokemon Go is the latest craze to sweep the nation. This is a game that people play on their phones, searching for animated creatures in real-world places. The game has gotten some people into trouble. Several have been asked to … Continue reading

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Sad Sight

I attended the Kentucky State Ministers Retreat at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park this week. As usual, it was a refreshing and inspiring couple of days. The preaching, worship, fellowship and food were all delightful. Sometimes I extend my stay … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Purpose

In an effort to reduce obesity, new regulations will soon go into effect that will mandate calorie counts on menus in restaurants. Some restaurants have already begun to offer more healthy choices. However, there is a danger that some eateries … Continue reading

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More of Us

Birds keep trying to build a nest in a hanging basket on our front porch. My wife doesn’t want a bird’s nest in her hanging basket on our front porch. So she keeps running the birds off. And they keep … Continue reading

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Keep Your Focus

In his book When God Builds a Church, Bob Russell remembers a time when he visited a restaurant called The Pancake Factory. He says that the luncheon special that day was a grilled chicken sandwich with spicy Mexican sauce. He … Continue reading

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