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Sep 26, 2023

For God’s Sake: Encourage your pastor today

I am not even remotely mechanically inclined. It is for guys like me that cars used to come with what my mechanic friend called “the idiot light.”
Pointing to it, he said, “If this light comes on, you got trouble; come see me.” Did he just call me an idiot?

Sep 19, 2023

For God’s Sake: The sinless Christ died so that we could live because he is our Savior

I saw the movie “2001, A Space Odyssey” when it was first released in 1968.
In this story by Arthur C. Clarke, a crew of astronauts ventures into space to find the beings who planted a monolith on earth millennia earlier igniting the evolutionary process.

Sep 11, 2023

For God’s Sake: Slowly, steadily, God has brought people to COMPASS

I had been a pastor for eight years before I enrolled in a seminary. When I first met the seminary’s director of church planting, he said, “Have you ever given any thought to planting a church? You’d be good at it.”

Sep 5, 2023

For God’s Sake: ‘Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved’

Last week as Hurricane Idalia roared up the gulf coast of Florida, my phone chimed with messages and calls from family and friends asking about our wellbeing.

Aug 28, 2023

For God’s Sake: Gospel’s promise of eternal life

Earlier in life, I had a brief stint in sales just long enough to convince me that I am no salesman. However, I did learn some interesting maxims from my sales training, like “The Rule of 250.”

Aug 21, 2023

For God’s Sake: Walking through the valley of the shadow of death

It is Wednesday, August 16, my wife and I are in Mooresville IN having just buried her father. Russ Lambert was 106 years old. Recently, I was thinking about all that he had witnessed in his lifetime. He was born in Indianapolis in March of 1917. In April of that same year, the United States entered World War I.

Aug 7, 2023

For God’s Sake: Making quiet time is important

A friend recently asked me what I was reading in my “daily devotions.” Some of you are now waiting for my answer but others of you are wondering what we are talking about. I remember as a new convert wondering that very thing.

Jul 31, 2023

For God’s Sake: God deserves our best

Guest preachers have an advantage over the resident preacher. A guest preacher can drop in, speak boldly to a congregation on some controversial issue, then go home leaving the resident preacher to deal with a brewing firestorm.

Jul 24, 2023

For God’s Sake: Lessons in importance of prayer

“You do not have because you do not ask,” says the New Testament letter of James as it chides its readers for their prayerlessness, “You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly to spend it on your passions. You adulterous people!”

Jul 18, 2023

For God’s Sake: , Christ uses rain to teach God’s children about their Father’s common grace

With all the rain we have been having this summer on the Florida panhandle, I am giving serious consideration to building an ark! Anyone who knows me knows that me building anything is a disaster waiting to happen. My failed work projects are legend.
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