Monthly Archives: October 2010

A baptism I won’t forget and other pictures of Maggie Lee I recently found

A baptism I'll never forget.  And she was the first in our new church, 2005, Trophy Club. Summer, 2009, Mountain Air, North Carolina School Christmas play

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Maggie Lee for Good Day

Today would have been Maggie Lee's 14th birthday.  We mark it today not only with our fond memories of her life, but also with the second annual Maggie Lee for Good Day.  It is a day to bring good out … Continue reading

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Maggie Lee for Good events to benefit animal group, others | shreveporttimes.com | Shreveport Times

Local students, businesses and nonprofit groups will help honor the memory of a Shreveport middle school student who died in a church bus crash in 2009. via http://www.shreveporttimes.com Maggie Lee for Good Day is coming up on Friday. The article … Continue reading

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Are you the Pharisee or the Tax Collector?

“How to Beat Your Breast”   Luke 18:9-18 Delivered to Church for the Highlands on Sunday, October 24, 2010 When I was a kid, I spent many a Sunday afternoon watching Westerns on TV.  For some reason, this was the typical … Continue reading

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The ways we exalt ourselves

I am looking through the texts for this next Sunday and have decided to go with the Gospel text (Luke 18:9-14) for my sermon.  How can I not, when Jesus tells a story to a group of people who are … Continue reading

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“Wrestling with God” from yesterday

“Wrestling with God”  Genesis 32:22-31; Luke 18:1-8 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, October 17, 2010 Several stories I’ve heard this week have stayed with me as I’ve read through the Scriptures for today.  One I heard while ironing … Continue reading

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It’s all about wrestling this week

Chagall Have you ever wrestled with God?  Jacob did, as described in one of this week's OT readings:  Genesis 32:22-31.   The same night he got up and took his two wives, his two maids, and his eleven children, and … Continue reading

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