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King David Hits the Campaign Trail for Trump

King David is back!  He’s been dead for thousands of years, but now he’s out there on the campaign trail, stumping for Donald Trump. Oh, it’s not his choice.  Who in his right mind would trade heavenly bliss for a role … Continue reading

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Paul, Paula, and the God Who Occasionally Messes Up

It was a strange ten minutes. My associate minister came into my office and asked me if I’d heard the news about Paul Williams, a gifted writer and well-respected leader in the Christian Church.  I hadn’t.  My associate then told me … Continue reading

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Solomon, Bob Coy, and the Dreaded Downward Path

Today is the day my new book, The Solomon Seduction, is being released nationwide.  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited.  I typed the first word of the book almost two years ago.  I spent hundreds of hours reading, … Continue reading

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What Really Triggers God’s Discipline?

Note:  The following is an excerpt from chapter 10 of my upcoming book, The Solomon Seduction.  It will be released April 8 by HarperCollins/Thomas Nelson. God doesn’t generally respond immediately to the sins of his people.  Solomon, for example, accumulated … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

I often hear people talking about how they try to live “in the moment.”  I assume they mean they don’t drag the past around with them or look too far ahead.  They just deal with what’s immediately in front of … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Chris Broussard

As you surely know by now, veteran NBA center, Jason Collins, has acknowledged that he’s a homosexual.  Even though his “coming out” received lots of media attention, I didn’t feel inclined to comment on it in this blog because, well, … Continue reading

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Playing With Fire

Here’s a news flash:  Fire is hot and will burn you. What?  You say you already knew that?  You say everybody knows that?  Don’t be too sure!  There are millions of people playing with fire right this minute as if … Continue reading

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General Petraeus, A Modern-Day Samson

Like you, I was saddened to hear of General David Petraeus’s resignation as Director of the CIA because of an extra-marital affair.  Many think there’s much more to this story than we’ve heard so far.  Nothing would surprise me.  I … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

I just returned from a driving trip to Illinois.  Yesterday, in the span of about two hours, I saw the following: A woman driving with a child on her lap.  The kid looked to be about two and, yes, there was an … Continue reading

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