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THANKSGIVING…A DAY OR A LIFESTYLE?


"Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day."   Author Robert Caspar Thanksgiving - Let me just begin with full disclosure…I Love Thanksgiving and CHRISTmas!  I know that you purists want to keep these two holidays separate, but for me each of them enhances the other. If it weren’t for Thanksgiving we’d miss the history of so many people that have honored and given thanks to God for blessing us with all that we’ve been given.  And if it weren’t for CHRISTmas...
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AUTHORITY – DEMANDED OR INVITED?


Jesus is the Ultimate Authority and yet He waits to be invited into our lives! What should that tell us about authority?  His teaching and example are very clear that His Authority is never demanded…we must invite Him in!  As The Author, He teaches and models for us what True Authority is so we need to know and apply His Truth about authority to any position of authority that we have been given or placed in as well! I have the awesome opportunity and privilege...
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Halloween – Holiday or Day of Horror?


Halloween…Holiday or Horror?  Fear or Fun?  Sacred, Secular or Spiritual?  Participate or not?  Several have asked me about Christians and Halloween? How is a follower of Christ to “handle” Halloween?  At Love and Lordship our focus is to point people to God and His Word as the Authority (Lordship) for every issue.  With this in mind, here’s one Christ follower’s take on Halloween from a Scriptural perspective… I remember as a youngster (over 50 years ago) growing up in little Berry, KY (population 200) where...
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TO MAKE A DISCIPLE, YOU MUST BE ONE!


A disciple is one who studies and then models whoever is Lord in his/her life.  A disciple is one who disciplines his/herself according to the principles or standards of his/her Lord.  A disciple is one who practices the disciplines of his/her Lord.   Discipleship begins with whoever is your Lord/lord and…in the mirror.  It doesn’t begin with telling others about your Lord/lord but learning from your Lord so that when you begin to share about who your Lord is, you are actually living out a...
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Where’s Your Treasure? That’s Where You’ll Find Your Heart!


How many of you know what Jeremiah 29:11 says?  You may not be able to recall it immediately but in the next couple of lines as it is revealed you will probably say to yourself, “Oh, yeah.” For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Did you say, “Oh, yeah”?  I can’t count the number of feel-good sermons I’ve heard on this Scripture...
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