Month: February 2012

An Old Preacher’s Admonition: Please, Quit!

http://beaujolaisbistro.com/morels-portrait-of-a-fungus/ Years ago, when I was a young pastor in California, some well-meaning chowderhead gave me a book titled, Dear Preacher, Please Quit!  (If you were that chowderhead, I apologize…for not telling you sooner.) The book’s author was no Rhodes’ scholar. Nor was he much of a theologian. Nor was he a writer. His name was Roy Branson, and he was mostly an ignorant, prideful preacher that thought every preacher that wasn’t him wasn’t good enough to be one. Dr. Branson’s self-publishing publishing house Landmark Publications advertises the book thus: Dr. Branson details why the majority of preachers are not called...

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The Greybeard Chronicles: Why I said nothing at the moment of truth

diclofenac k ratiopharm 25 mg What will you do when standing up means standing out? It is easy to talk tough until it is tough to talk. Everybody is ready to do something until something must be done.  The reason we revere the founders of America is because they pledged everything– their lives, their lands, their liberties– for a cause they believed to be just. They would be branded traitors to the Crown. They would be the objects of the king’s ire. They would face the stark reality that their only options were liberty or death. We respect Martin Luther King because he had...

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