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The A.C.T.S. Acrostic

My pastor recently finished a series of sermons about God’s Word–how we originally got it, how it was translated from the past to the present, and how we get it from our heads and into our hearts. In the last … Continue reading

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God is Taking Care of the World

During a recent quiet time, I came across Psalm 104. Oh, such a spectacular Psalm. This Psalm just reminds me of how dependent I am on God for everything. The fact that I’m breathing right now and pecking on a … Continue reading

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Bible Fluency — The Challenges

Being a believer now for many years, my respect for the Bible has grown and grown. But I can also understand why unbelievers, seekers, and those new to the faith often struggle with what the Bible has to say. So … Continue reading

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How To Do An Inductive Bible Study

Last weekend at our men’s group meeting, one of the guys led an inductive Bible study on the first chapter of Colossians. It’s been a while since I’ve done an inductive Bible study, but this proved to be a simple … Continue reading

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Modern Parables

I’m always looking for creative ways to share God’s word with others and help them see it in a new light. Stories continue to be a powerful way to convey God’s message and his love for us. So I want … Continue reading

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How To Start A Discipleship Group

Why use the description Discipleship Group? I could just as easily used the term Bible study group, small group, Sunday school, men’s group, women’s group. Sometimes the name does describe subtle or large differences in what a Christian group wants … Continue reading

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The Christian Mastermind Group

Two years ago, a friend of mine came to me with the idea of creating a Christian Mastermind Group. We went on to call it the Coweta Eagles Group, modeled after a group formed by Dan Miller, author of 48 … Continue reading

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Bible Study and Church – The Whats

I’ve been a believer for a number of years, and I’ve been blessed to be a part of many kinds of churches and groups, some very conservative and some on the contemporary side. Looking back on those experiences, I probably … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Your Bible

I’ve been reading and studying the Bible for most of my life.  I used to view it as just a book of commands and fun-robbing rules; stories that happened centuries ago that couldn’t possibly apply to my life today.  How … Continue reading

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The Surprise Catch

I just returned from a wonderful and productive fishing trip down in Apalachicola, Florida. How time passes quickly, but the memories will last a lifetime. My son Caleb and my friend Mark accompanied me on the choppy waters of Apalachicola … Continue reading

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31 Days in Proverbs – Part 3

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor will also cry himself and not be answered.     Proverbs 21:13 As I’ve read through the Bible over the years, I’ve noticed this reoccurring pattern:  God expects us … Continue reading

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31 Days in Proverbs – Part 2

Without consultation, plans are frustrated,  but with many counselors they succeed. Proverbs 15:22 The last few days have been wonderful as I’ve read through Proverbs 11 to Proverbs 20.  Humility is a reoccurring theme throughout the book, and Solomon also encourages … Continue reading

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31 Days in Proverbs – Part 1

Each year, I set aside one month to read through Solomon’s wonderful work of wisdom.  There are 31 days in July, and if I read one chapter a day, I’ll complete the whole book.  Proverbs contains short, but profound truths … Continue reading

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David – A Mossy Oak Bible Study

Kudos to the folks at Mossy Oak for creating a wonderful study on the life of King David.  I came across this Bible study a few weeks back and purchased a copy.  It consists of 6 sections and can be … Continue reading

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Be and Build Disciples

For my two previous posts, I’ve discussed the topic of fire.  We all know how a fire starts and how it spreads.  God’s creation unveils some wonderful illustrations—doesn’t it?  He even uses these illustrations to explain His divine principles.  The … Continue reading

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Walking by the Spirit

One goal for 2011 is to create a Bible study companion for my novel, The Guide.  But I’ve just finished creating a Bible study called “Walking by the Spirit.” click here to download the PDF file.  It’s also available under … Continue reading

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