Monthly Archives: January 2007

Read: Acts 26:22-32

Read: Acts 26:22-32  “Almost persuaded,” you can almost hear the echo in your mind of the last time that you sang this song at church during the invitation. King Agrippa, apparently was teetering awfully close to the edge of the … Continue reading

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Acts 26:12-21

Read: Acts 26:12-21  Recounting his story again, we read that Paul told King Agrippa how he had come to change his allegiance. Paul’s conversion story (Acts 9) functions as a platform to lift up Jesus Christ. For Paul, there is … Continue reading

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Acts 26:1-11

Read: Acts 26:1-11 Paul gets an opportunity to once again defend himself. But, if you notice his address in our time together today, he is on trial because of his hope in what the Word of God promises. The hope … Continue reading

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Acts 25:18-27

Read: Acts 25:18-27 The claim that Jesus had died and had risen alive had caused quite a stir in the first century world. This news shook the very fabric of Judaism, and was a threat to the allegiance to the Roman … Continue reading

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Acts 25:8-17

Read: Acts 25:8-17  Festus was a man of law and also was concerned with the state of his province. Peace was desired, and sometimes in order to keep the peace a political leader such as Festus would grant favors to … Continue reading

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wreslting with the weather

This weekend was supposed to be our youth minstry’s annual trek down to Alrington, TX for Winterfest Southwest. But, due to the severe winter weather forecasted for this weekend, we are staying put here in Duncan, OK. So, instead of … Continue reading

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Acts 25:1-7

Read: Acts 25:1-7  We resume our time together this week with Paul in prison awaiting trial in front of another Roman dignitary. These times of imprisonment for Paul aren’t unproductive times. Paul writes letters and continues to share the Story … Continue reading

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ever googled your name?

I know other’s have googled their names in the past. It is interesting what you find. So tonight, forzen in our house, I googled my name. One of those out there is this big old world that share my name … Continue reading

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Need to read

Fred Peatross is no stranger to the blog world or to provoking the church to think outside of the box.  You need to check out his new blog over at wordpress, and read his thoughts. If you need some shaking … Continue reading

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creating a leadership team

One of the  challenges of youth ministry has been creating and sustaining a viable youth ministry leadership team. I am 3.5 years into full time youth ministry, and the hardest lesson to have been learned is that you can’t do … Continue reading

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