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Blog archives for December, 2015

Archive for December, 2015

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

MY FRIEND JERRY I have a friend in Michigan named Jerry, who was renewed in the spirit a few years back and is now on fire for Christ. He is the leader of a group called Michael’s men in the church he and his wife Maxine attend. We’ve come to know much about each other’s […]

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

A CHRISTMAS OF CONJUNCTIONS Many people take an and approach to Christmas. I’m going to buy the perfect presents for everyone and I’m going to decorate the house and trees with thousands of lights, and I’m going to buy and beautify the largest tree that will fit in the family room and I’m going to […]

Friday, December 18th, 2015

THE REST OF THE REST OF THE STORY When I talked with Raphael two days after the hearing in Anoka, I was still very upset with his public defender and let Raphael know it. He listened to me vent but didn’t say anything. I told him he still needed to be cordial to the guy […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

THE REST OF THE STORY I arrived at the Anoka Courthouse well before Raphael’s 10 am hearing, hoping to talk to Larry, his public defender. The time had been changed to 1 pm. I called Larry to find out if he had talked to the prosecutor (an assistant county attorney) about an Alford Plea – […]

Friday, December 11th, 2015

JEHOVAH JIRAH Jehovah Jirah means “the Lord will provide.” Don’t ever doubt that the Lord will provide. I was on my way to Anoka yesterday to appear at a court hearing for Raphael, my prisoner friend who came to the Lord when I was conducting a Gideon prison ministry session at the Wright County Jail […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

KING JOSIAH King Josiah followed a father and grandfather who were wicked and ruled over a depraved kingdom, worshipping other gods and involved in shameless pagan practices. But Josiah looked past them back to King David and followed the ways of God. As such, he swam against the cultural current of his day. It is […]

Friday, December 4th, 2015

ABOUT SAN BERNARDINO A young woman in my Wednesday night Bible study told us her fellow workers that day, knowing she was a Christian, asked why God allowed fourteen innocent people to lose their lives and many others to be wounded. She didn’t know what to say. We spent time discussing how important it is […]

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

WHO ARE YOU SERVING So that we may serve the living God.    – Hebrews 9:14 Who are any of us serving at any given time? That’s good question to ask yourself every now and again. Who is Justin serving when he goes to an R-rated movie filled with wanton sex? Does he notice that Jesus […]