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I got baptized on Halloween.

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My hands death gripped the church pew in front of me. I knew what God wanted me to do, but I couldn’t. Tomorrow I preach my first sermon, how in the world can I tell the church I need to be baptized? There’s a really long story that lead to this moment, so I’ll give […]

Theology

The Broad Road of Gender.

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In today’s culture we are increasingly confused about what it means to be human. Evolutionary theories declare us to be cosmic accidents with no inherit purpose or meaning.  The Bible declares us to be creatures created in God’s image. As popular culture increasingly tells us we are simple machines with parts, we as the Church […]

Wise Living

6 tips for redeeming your time. 

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In part 1 of Redeeming Your Time for what Matters Most, your life was divided into three different boxes. Box A included the important things in your life (God, family, health, etc.) that often get skipped because they are hard and have very little accountability. Box B was the urgent stuff (work, house chores, etc.) […]

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Mammie

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A year or so ago, I got a friend request on Facebook from Wanda June Cunningham. I remember sitting there thinking, who in the world is Wanda June? Then it hit me, that’s Mammie! Mammie is on Facebook. You see Wanda June might have been her given name, but Wanda June is not what we […]

The Bible

The Story of Ruth

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Stories are powerful. Stories have the ability to pull us in and speak to us about the deepest parts of human nature and human existence. Some stories do this so well that they have a way of sticking around and surviving from one generation to the next. Many of these epic stories, like Star Wars, […]

Family Worship

Parents, Read the Bible to Your Kids.

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How you ever noticed we tend to forget or neglect the obvious? If you’re a Christian parent, I have no doubt you desire to teach your kids about God and the Gospel, but practically how are you doing that? If you’re like most, you’re probably making sure your kids are involved in Sunday school, and […]

The Bible

My Dad Loves the Harvest.

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As a child growing up in a farming family, I can remember my dad coming alive around September and October. There was an extra bounce in his step, not because the trees were turning all kinds of cool colors, but because the harvest was here. If you know my dad (Bro. Ricky Cunningham), you know […]