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Follow Me

At the end, Jesus told Peter what He had told him in the beginning. "Follow Me." In both instances, Jesus made His appeal shortly after Peter had participated in a miraculous catch of fish. In the wake of the reminders that nothing is too hard for God, Jesus invited Peter to follow Him. In both instances Peter accepted His invitation. The first time he left the stability ...

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Opening Doors and Hearts

Sadly, we often believe that the church exists for us and for those who are most like us. However, if WE are the church, then we must fight against the thought that we exist for ourselves. If this ever becomes our mantra, then the church becomes a social club, a narcissistic, inwardly focused organization filled withindividuals who feel good about themselves by promoting s...

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Why Take the Risk?

We altered our route. For over a decade Nancy and I have taken the same three-mile trek around Weatherford six mornings each week. We have changed dogs several times Streak, Scout, Gus, Freckles but never really stopped taking the same streets. As the saying goes, "If it ain't broke" Well, it broke. One evening we were duplicating part of the walk on our bicycles when we...

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A Cold Day at Grand Central

At the end of last year, my family had the opportunity to take a vacation to New York City. We had a fantastic time although I was very glad to come back to Western Oklahoma. One of the afternoons as we were sight-seeing, we stopped by Grand Central Station. If you're not familiar with Grand Central, this is one of the hubs of the underground and above ground train systems...

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