Monthly Archives: January 2015

Do You Have a Word From God?

I have been given the honor to preach before a group of predominantly African-American pastors in May.  While it is humbling to speak before any colleagues, many of these men and women lead some of the most influential churches in … Continue reading

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They Left All

Several scriptures I have read in the last few weeks included the phrase or similar, “they left everything and followed him.” (Matthew 4:20 & 22/Mark 1:18 & 20; Luke 5:11)    Every time I read that, I am amazed.  How … Continue reading

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Too Deep for Words

Recently, I saw a friend from a church where I was the pastor several years ago.  She remarked that her grandson was graduating from high school this spring.  I said that he was not even born before I left that … Continue reading

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James Francis Patrick O’Neill

In 1965, when I was junior in high school, one of my best friends was a year old than me.  Dennis Gardner and I were in the same 7th period study hall.  Being the last hour of the school day, … Continue reading

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What Will the New Year Bring?

I watch a lot of news programs and as 2014 waned, there have been several programs that counted down the biggest stories of the year.  One of the things that many broadcasters mentioned was that when the year began no … Continue reading

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