Category Archives: Worship

Lost Church Members

Dr. Harry Ironside was one of the most respected and beloved preachers that Christianity ever produced. Even though he was best known for his tenure as the pastor of Chicago’s Moody Church from 1930 until 1948, his preaching ministry was … Continue reading

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Water Lines & Old Paths

You don’t have to be a nautical expert to know that boats must be as solid below the water line as they are above it. A boat that looks good above the water line but is rotten below it will … Continue reading

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Preaching In a Prison

Yesterday morning I had the privilege of preaching the chapel service at Mountain View Correctional Institution, a prison in our area. I use the word “privilege” because that’s exactly what it was. I enjoyed the service immensely. Don Stafford, the … Continue reading

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Doing Church Differently

Elbert Hubbard was a prominent American writer, publisher, and philosopher before his untimely death aboard the Lusitania, the ship that was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland in 1915. Hubbard was known as a man of … Continue reading

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Faithful Over A Few Things

Here’s a short follow-up to yesterday’s post “You Just Never Know.” The two walk hand in hand. George Matheson was a blind Scottish pastor in the late 1800s. While he was serving as the pastor of a church in Innellan, … Continue reading

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Feeling Kind Of Small?

You’ve probably heard of Solomon’s temple, that beautiful, majestic house of worship that served as the centerpiece of worship in Israel. But did you know that temple was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylonians in 587 B.C.? Nebuchadnezzar also deported the defeated … Continue reading

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Giving To God

One day¬†a missionary in India was hurrying along a street that ran beside the Ganges River. Suddenly he came upon a native woman who was standing and looking out at the water. In her arms was a sickly, whining infant. … Continue reading

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