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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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Cliques & Fraternities In The Church

One of the great stumbling blocks to the gospel and road blocks to revival is the party spirit that exists among many of God's people....
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Our October 2018 Itinerary

October is a busy month for special meetings in local churches. I hope you will be actively engaged in any special meetings in your own...
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Armed For Battle

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution states the right of American citizens "to keep and bear arms." In 1791 our forefathers saw the...
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Are You Seeking God’s Direction For Some Decision?

At every stage on the journey we face crossroads - choices that will have long-lasting effects on both ourselves and others. Direction determines destination. There...
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New Gospel Tract Now Available!

Several people have asked in recent weeks if I am working toward publishing any books. The answer is yes and the key word is "working"!...
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The God Of The Thunder

You would have laughed at me. In fact, I laughed at myself. I was sitting on our front porch studying what the Bible has to...
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A Special Announcement From Scott Pauley

When the Lord led me into evangelistic work one of the great desires of my heart was to help provide resources that would encourage and...
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What I Do When I Don’t Feel Like Praying

People imagine that preachers jump out of bed every day with a strong urge to pray. Nothing could be further from the truth! We all...
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Preacher, Are You Growing?

As preachers of God's truth we must always be growing. Certainly we must continue to mature in our understanding of the truth itself, but we...
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A Brief Report On The Preacher’s Rest

Many of you have prayed for us this week as we conducted The Preacher's Rest in Hickory, NC. The Tabernacle Baptist Church family worked hard...
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GUEST POST: “Finish Strong”

Kurt Copeland has been a faithful youth pastor at the Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for many years. God has used he and...
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A Thought On This Labor Day

Men must learn to work. They must also learn to rest. The first mention of rest in Scripture is found in Genesis 2 where it...
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Did You Hear What God Did?

This week I had the joy of hearing a couple of reports that were overwhelming. In a world of bad news it is encouraging to...
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Thanks For Listening!

Eight months ago we took another step on our own journey with the beginning of the Enjoying The Journey podcast. God has been gracious to give...

Exciting News!

We are thrilled at the number of preachers and their wives who have made plans to join us next week in Hickory, NC. This gathering...
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September 2018 Schedule & Prayer List

The month of August has been a month of transition as our oldest daughter, Morgan, has begun college and Lauren and Grant have returned to...
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Birthday Meditations

Birthday celebrations are special, especially when you get to enjoy them with family. The older I get the more my celebrations turn to meditations. (They...
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Would You Help Me Help Preachers?

Many years ago my pastor taught me that if you are a blessing to the preacher you have a part in helping all of those...