Of Hurricane Michael

We are called to co-labor with Christ

On October 10th 2018, a hurricane made landfall in Mexico Beach, a small coastal town in the Florida panhandle. This town is immediately east of Panama City, a community of about 37,000 people. The destruction inflicted by Michael, the strongest storm to hit the area on record, was significant with sustained winds in excess of 150 mph.

On the other side of the storm, we look back and prayerfully consider the effects.

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A funny moment

One day when I was home in Rosemary Beach, I made a quick afternoon trip to the local Publix to do some grocery shopping. That evening, I didn’t feel like cooking, so I decided on a pizza. A frozen pizza. Yum. Opened the freezer door. No pizza. Knew I had bought one at the store, so I was about 80% sure it was still in the trunk of my car. Uh-oh. It was about 90 degrees that afternoon. Pizza might be baked. Got my car keys, went outside, and popped the trunk, fully expecting to find …? No pizza.

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Carry On

Resist the devil, and he will flee from you

Satan hates God and would very much like to dethrone Him and take over. He cannot. So, what is Plan B? Separate, for eternity, the apple of His eye. What or who does He love most? That’s you, dear reader. Let us never forget that we are in the dark sides’ crosshairs every moment of every day and be assured that the closer you move toward God the greater the effort against you. 

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Genesis 7: 17-20

A few years ago, well actually, a couple decades ago, I was invited to give a presentation to a Sunday school class at a mainline denominational church north of Dallas. On the agenda was a brief look at the apparent contradiction between what we read in the Bible and our scientific theories or understanding pertaining to creation. If there truly was a conflict, which way should the Christian lean and why?

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