The Preacher Unmasked: Preachers Struggle with Faith

Where are you Lord? Are you listening? Do you hear me? Lord? Are you real? Where are you Lord? Are you listening? Do you hear me? Lord? Are you real? Those words could come from your preacher. The Bible teaches that faith is the “substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” […]

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New Series: The Preacher Unmasked

Preachers are a dime a dozen. Good preachers are rare. Perfect preachers do not exist. Yet churches often expect their preachers to live and function at an unreasonable level. I have been at the Eastern Shore Church of Christ for 13 years this month. During that time I have enjoyed nothing but support and encouragement […]

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What Is Sin and Why Should I Care?

Preachers are fond of saying that sin is the universal scourge of mankind. We talk a lot about sin and its impact on our world. We remind listeners that sin condemns. But it may be that some people, especially those fresh to thinking about spiritual matters, may not understand the entire idea of sin and […]

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My Fault? Can’t Be!

The human condition is frail, weak, wicked, broken. There is no denying that mankind suffers from almost every malady that can be imagined. We’re a sad lot. At some level I suppose there is comfort in knowing that we aren’t that much different from everyone else. In other words, I guess there is comfort in […]

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God! Fix My Mess!

I often find myself in predicaments of my own making. I get in a mess and cannot figure out how to extricate myself. I also feel a little odd about asking God to fix a mess I made. Why bother the Creator with a problem that would not exist had I listened to him. I […]

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