Monthly Archives: February 2013

What About Hell?

From time to time I have pastored churches where some of the people have come to me and asked why I don’t preach about hell. They want to hear “hellfire and damnation”.  They want someone to “step on their toes”.   Most … Continue reading

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Ordinary/Extraordinary People

This week I want to share another column that was scheduled to appear in the Huntsville Times, but never made it. Jan was born with Down syndrome, which is ironic since she was one of the most upbeat, positive people … Continue reading

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Saying it with Words

This has been a rather busy week, with several special days in a row.  Tuesday was “Shrove Tuesday”, better known in the Louisiana-South Alabama area as “Mardi Gras” or Fat Tuesday.  (It was also Lincoln’s birthday and State of the Union address … Continue reading

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Running for a Purpose

This week’s blog is a little different from the usual.  It is a hybrid of a news story and an inspirational ending.  It will appear in pretty much the same format as an article in the April issue of “Hampton … Continue reading

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