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On every trip, decisions are made. Along the road of life, we inevitably face intersections and decisions about which way to go. It is at those moments that we must live by faith, asking God for wisdom and believing that He will never lead in the wrong direction. It is our hope that each article on the blog will encourage you to keep enjoying the journey…and look for Jesus along the way.

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Choosing the right way, making decisions, choices, God's will, finding God's will

Making Decisions and Finding Direction

The Right Way: Making Decisions and Finding Direction for Life’s Journey Life is full of decisions. As a young man, I assumed that by a certain age, I would have made all of the big decisions, but I am learning that important choices must be made at every stage of life. There are junctures all…

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3 Connections to Make In Every Scripture Passage

Have you ever read a portion of God's Word only to find yourself totally disconnected from what you just read? Your hands held the Bible,...
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Home Improvement

If you are a home owner you know that there is ALWAYS something that needs to be done! In some ways this physical reality is...
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Do These 3 Things for Those In the Service Industry

In recent months I have seen so much rude and crude treatment of people who are laboring in the service industry. Living on the road I...
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A Month of Hallelujahs!

As we begin the month that culminates with Thanksgiving wouldn't it be a wonderful thing if we could make the whole month a month of...
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5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Bible Reading

Would you like to get more out of your daily Bible reading? We all find ourselves at times going through the motions but missing the...
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What Ever Happened to the Love of David and Jonathan?

Satan and sin pervert every good thing given to us by God. At this moment many in our generation have come to believe that “love”...
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If the Devil Never Bothers You…

Some time ago, I heard a Christian man give a powerful testimony. He told of the years he had wasted as a backslidden believer, running...
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Messages from Southwide

One week ago we concluded the 2021 Southwide Baptist Fellowship. The Holy Spirit guided us through the meeting and every message from God's Word was...
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Note to a Friend

After all of these years and the multitude of technological ways that we receive communication, there is still something exciting about getting a note in...

Serving Together While We Are Apart

Paul was often separated from those he loved. Circumstances, geography, providential guidance all serve to keep believers from being with other believers at times. Yet...
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7 Ways You Can Help Your Pastor

During the month of October many churches celebrate a pastor appreciation emphasis. Other congregations do this during another time of year such as the pastor's...
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Repent.

Sin. It is the real issue, the root problem, the reason for every broken heart and home. And the only solution for sin is a...
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Join Us This Week…

Today we begin the annual gathering of the Southwide Baptist Fellowship in Raleigh, NC. We are very grateful that friends from around the country are...
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Let the Sun Shine Again!

I stood at the hotel window looking at the sun that had just risen. The light. The heat. There is something truly amazing about the...
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Get the Newly Released Gospel Tract!

It was many years ago when I heard a preacher, who was also a faithful personal witness, say, “I know I’m going to enjoy the...
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The Danger of Low Expectations

Decay is a terrible thing, and it is all around us. We live in a world that is getting worse every day through the effects...
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The Greatest Platform On Earth

Each week I stand on some platform to speak to people. A platform is a place that is elevated for the purpose of being seen...
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What Is a Fellowship & Why Should I Come?

Two weeks from today we will begin the 2021 Southwide Baptist Fellowship in Raleigh, NC. I am honored to serve as the moderator for this...