Monthly Archives: May 2006

Be Sweet!

I had just finished speaking about living with no regrets. A gentle-spirited, older woman approached me. She was complimentary. She was not, however, her normal, cheerful self. She wore a worried expression on her face, which I was not accustomed … Continue reading

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Mike Cope makes this observation on his blog this morning: *** we have all benefitted from the courage and sacrifice of those who have fought for freedom. *** In response to this post, I commented that I believe he is … Continue reading

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What If We Were Serious About Church Growth?

This question has been on my mind lately. In the past my answer might have come quickly. I would probably have had some specific, results-oriented responses. Something like: If we were serious about church growth our attendance figures would be … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap…

The 2006 Rochester College Sermon Seminar wrapped up around noon on Wednesday. I took the scenic route home. West Virginia and western Maryland are beautiful. I could fly from Philly to Detroit and back in order to attend this seminar, but … Continue reading

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Sermon Seminar Bound…

Dare We Live In the World Imagined In the Sermon on the Mount? This is the theme of this year's Sermon Seminar hosted by Rochester College, which gets under way on Monday. I'm en route to Michigan as I write … Continue reading

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Visiting With Old Friends

A couple of weeks ago, my family had the opportunity to visit with many of our old friends. A couple we have known since 1989 dropped in at one gathering to help us celebrate our oldest son’s college graduation. When … Continue reading

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Life Goes On…

This Sunday my church family will be recognizing our high school graduates. We have six this year. This is a big day for us. We have a wonderful time at the luncheon following our worship gathering, especially when we get to view … Continue reading

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