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Longing for Home

When the world seems to be turning upside down I find myself longing for Home more and more.  That longing points us toward the reality of Heaven.  It is a longing that every man and woman has, but not every man and woman finds the proper fulfillment.  Some choose to try to fill that void […]

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Happy Birthday Kim Thweatt!

  Today is my beautiful wife’s birthday! I can say that second only to my salvation, Kim has been the greatest gift God has ever given me. We met off and on over a couple of years, but when God finally had us in the right place at the right time we both knew with […]

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Statement on the recent Supreme Court decision.

Yesterday I made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all fifty states.  I must give credit to Dr. Albert Mohler for the idea behind the everything has changed and nothing has changed.  You can read his statement here.  The rest is from the heart. Dear Church, I know […]

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A few more thoughts on the removal of the Confederate Flag.

Since my post on the removal of the Confederate Flag I’ve heard from several people. For the most part the comments have been positive, but the overwhelming point against the removal of the flag has been along the lines of, “Removing the flag won’t remove the racism or the hate.” That is true. If we […]

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Thoughts on the Confederate Flag’s Removal

I’m a son of the South. To be quite honest I’ve always looked at the Confederate Flag as a matter of Heritage and not hate. While I readily admit the Civil War involved disagreement over slavery—it was more about the rights of the individual states. I have family members who fought for the South and […]

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“More real than the chair I am sitting on!”

Can you relate with the following quote? “There have been times when the felt presence of God was more real to me than the chair I am sitting on; when the Word ricocheted like broken-back lightning in every corner of my soul; when a storm of desire carried me to places I had never visited. […]

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One Step at a Time!

I remember the first time I committed to run a full marathon. At that time I was running two to three miles a day and for some reason I let Ryan Whitley talk me into training for 26.2 miles. The key to training for a marathon is putting in the miles, but it goes beyond […]

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Chinese Big Adventure #3!

Thank you for your prayers. We finally arrived home from a 12-day trip that turned into a 13-day trip from China. It was a great trip and I learned several lessons. First, travel overseas never goes as planned. We flew from Birmingham to Atlanta to Los Angeles to Guangzhou to Wenzhou China and we returned […]

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Abba Father

Posted a song yesterday by Jonathan David and Melissa Helser…loved it, but this one…wow!  Can’t say enough about the truth of this song!

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No Longer a Slave!

I love this song!

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