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for: ‘January, 2013’



“I Can Do All Things”

You may have seen the remarkable story of Brendan Marrocco, a soldier who served in Iraq, and came back home as a quadruple amputee. Brendan is the first army quadruple amputee to survive his ordeal. Since his injury three years ago, others have been similarly injured and survived. Brendan Marrocco has an amazing story. He […]

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The Power Of A Positive Outlook

Recently, I finished a wonderful book about WWII and prisoners of war in the Pacific theater. The book is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, the same author who wrote Seabiscuit. Unbroken¬†is the heroic story of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic runner and an amazing, heroic man. At some point, I want to write more about Louie Zamperini’s […]

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Twelve Words To Transform Your Life

Expositor Warren Wiersbe ended his discussion of the tongue and the words we speak (James 3:1-12) by giving twelve words which will transform your life. While you could add several words to the list, you can’t argue with his twelve words. You also can’t argue with the power of these words to change you and […]

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Is It The Truth?

My father and my maternal grandfather were both members of the Rotary Club. I have always thought of the Rotary Club as a great civic group. For example, their worldwide goal is the eradication of polio. Both my father and grandfather had the Rotary Four-Way Test prominently displayed in their business. The Four-Way Test asks […]

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Congratulations To Brad Kirby

Congratulations to Brad Kirby on his beginning to serve as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Jensen Beach, Florida. Today will be his first day to preach as pastor of the church. Martha and I flew down to meet them (and mainly to take 7 month old Luke) Thursday and flew back yesterday. We rejoiced […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. — Hebrews 10:30-31 (NIV)