Tag Archives: Presbyterian

4 Minute Devotions: Star Struck

Taking out the garbage on a cold winter night can be an amazing experience.   Podcast version here   Psalm 89:6      For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Constitutional Crossroads

Today is one of the most important days in the history of our nation. May God bless America and our next President, whoever he turns out to be.   Podcast version here   Jeremiah 6:16            This is what the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: One Church

I have ministered to churches in Scotland and the United States. What would happen if they all became one congregation?   2 Corinthians 7:4       I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you. I am greatly … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Stoning Jesus

Should we as Christians give up some of our sacred beliefs about Christ in order to accommodate other peoples’ beliefs?   Podcast version here   Last week, our General Assembly in its own way, tried to begin the peace process … Continue reading

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Devotions: Pledge of Allegiance???

1 Corinthians 15:30   And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour? The First Christians were incredible people. They came from all walks of life. Some were slaves and others were slave owners. Some were fishermen and … Continue reading

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Vision Casting: Catching the Spirit

This took place at the Living Waters Retreat center in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. I went there for a couple of quiet days to be with God and ask Him for a vision of our church.   As I looked … Continue reading

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Church Growth Ideas: What God wants, He gets

Using Hebrews 13:20,21 as a key text in developing a mission statement for a church. How to depend upon God for equipping the church with everything good to accomplish His will. Podcast version here Hebrews 13:20,21       May the God of … Continue reading

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