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Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” 19 years old, visiting with relatives for the weekend, I was seated within the sanctuary of a large church in Durham, NC. I was taking in the scene around me: men, women, boys, girls…most singing,… Continue Reading


We Are Home OWNERS!…but not really.

My wife, Vince, recently shared some very big news regarding our family. WE PAID OFF OUR HOUSE THIS WEEK! After nearly 15 years in this home, our first home, we made our final mortgage payment this very week. Pulling into my driveway this week has been more satisfying than my normal “home again, home again, jiggity… Continue Reading


Look At His Glorious Cross

Look at His Glorious Cross Here is the gateway to Heaven Opened at last for the lost; See such a price for the sins of mankind, And His love is paying the cost. Towering over history Look at His Glorious Cross. When the storms had swept the crowds away And each left with their own… Continue Reading


The Convenient Witness

Romans 12:1-3 “… offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship” (Romans 12:1 NIV). Convenience. Sacrifice. Convenience feeds the flesh. Sacrifice feeds transformation. Convenience is self-love. Sacrifice is love of something greater than self. Decisions of convenience and sacrifice are observable, tangible witnesses to whether one… Continue Reading