No! God Didn’t Need Another Angel in Heaven…And Other Ridiculous Things We Need to Stop Saying to Those Who Are Grieving!

I see it far too often. Sincere, well-meaning individuals who, in an effort to comfort the grieving, end up saying something that causes further damage. Things like: “What a blessing that God chose you to suffer.” “It’s all part of God’s wonderful plan.” “It was just their time to go.”…

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Do you ever watch action movies where, in the beginning of the film, the hero’s wife was killed by the bad guy, or his daughter was kidnapped (that’s pretty much every action movie plot, isn’t it?), and the rest of the movie you sit on the edge of your seat…

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What’s Shaping Your Church?

In his book, The Disciple-Making Church, author Glen MacDonald tells of a leadership meeting at the church where he attended. The meeting was running long. It was late in the evening, but things were starting to wind down. The question was asked, “Does anyone have anything else?” Everyone knows the…

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  • A native Arkansan.
  • A former teacher/coach.
  • The Preaching Minister for the Oldham Lane Church of Christ.
  • The husband of Libby.
  • The father of Keely, Zoe, and Zane.
  • A fan of the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals.
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