• Stay In The Game

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    Coach Taylor

    Tonight, I finished the evening watching two more episodes of the best sports drama series I have never seen, “Friday Night Lights.” Wrapping up season three via Netflix rentals, the Dillon Panthers make it to the State Finals game, and after a lethargic first-half of play, the Panthers make a courageous run to erase...

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    Home Improvements, Edition 1

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    It was a good weekend this weekend. On Saturday morning, our church campus was able to greet a throng of guests from the neighborhood, and we offered a Christmas Store, in which parents of financially-strapped families could pick out some gifts for their kids while their kids made some crafts. A Frito Pie lunch...

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    Shorted

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    A pet peeve: the cup of java you buy is not full.  I think I paid for a full cup.  If you don’t want me to have as much coffee as is supposed to be in the cup, then make the cup smaller.  I should be able to know how much coffee I will...

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    Courage, the Gateway to Love

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    Tonight I was thinking about love, and how if you want to be a good lover at all, you have to have courage.  You have to have courage, because inevitably, in any relationship you have where you care about someone, something is going to happen where either you or the other falls and fails,...

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    An Author, an Email, and an Altar

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    My good friend Wendy told me  two month ago about a book I needed to read. It was Don Miller’s “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years.”  She thought I could use it.  And she also told me when she read it, it made her think about me.  “It’s you”, she said.  I thought,...

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    7 Minutes: Wanting and Waiting

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    “Moses thought that his own people would realize that God was using him to rescue them, but they did not.” Acts 7:25 Yesterday, while reading in Acts 7 about Stephen speaking to the Sanhedrin, I was impressed with Stephen’s summary about Moses’ life, and specifically with the reminder that if we truly live seeking...

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