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Can You Really Serve Two Masters?

I have a cartoon drawing in my office from many years ago. It really doesn’t make any sense today so I don’t leave it where people can see it. It says this, “Who says you can’t serve two masters?” It was drawn by my buddy Joe McKeever who is renowned for his ability to doodle […]

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What Can You Buy with a Five-Dollar Bill?

You may smile at the title of this post. After all, there is really not much you can do with five dollars. At least, that’s the way it seems. Almost 2 weeks ago on Wednesday night (when we have church-wide services and activities), I left the church building with one of our pastors later in […]

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Your Possessions and the Kingdom of God

Your possessions and the kingdom of God are amazingly intertwined. Last night I taught our church concerning the events in the ministry of Jesus recorded in Luke 18:18–30, a passage of Scripture commonly known as the Rich Young Ruler. Interestingly, no gospel calls this man the Rich Young Ruler. Luke simply tells us he was […]

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Quotations You Can Use (June 15, 2012)

“We should travel light and live simply. Our enemy is not possessions, but excess”–John Stott. “There are those who can preach the Gospel better than I can, but there is nobody who can preach a better Gospel than I can”—Adrian Rogers. “If you are to sit with Christ upon His throne, you must go with […]

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Are Your Pockets Full?

Yesterday, I traveled to Pineville, Louisiana, to attend a meeting of the trustees of Louisiana College. You probably aren’t very interested in the trustee meeting, but you will be very interested in what happened at the beginning of the meeting. We met two sisters from China who are Christians and want to send their high […]

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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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