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The One Mistake I Can Guarantee I Will Never Make

I’ve made many, many mistakes.  Far too many to count.  But there’s one mistake I haven’t made, and I can assure you I never will.  I have never, ever said to another human being, “You can be whatever you want.” … Continue reading

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10 Qualities a Preacher Needs Besides the Ability to Preach

They call us preachers because we preach.  Some would say that preaching is the main thing we do, though I think that’s debatable.  Lots of excellent orators have destroyed their congregations because they didn’t do anything else well.  And lots of mediocre … Continue reading

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“Want to be” vs. “Called to be”

American Idol is as famous for its bad performances as it is for its good.  Usually, the bad performers get laughed at and ridiculed and then sent packing, never to be heard from again.  The most notable exception to this was … Continue reading

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Don’t Sing If You’re a Drummer

Buddy Rich was arguably the greatest drummer who’s ever lived.  In 1959 he had an angina attack and was told by his doctors that his drumming days were over.  He brooded for a while, and then decided to become a … Continue reading

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