November 21: “How to Get Reoriented and Recharged”

In order to be able to serve others, we must make sure that we are meeting our needs, too.

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October 23: “From Chaos to Calm”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Kings 41 Timothy 1Daniel 8Psalms 116 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Kings 4:9–10 (CSB): “Then she said to her husband, ‘I know that the one who often passes by here is a holy man of God, so let’s make a small, walled-in upper room and put […]

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August 2: “When God Leaves Us”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Chronicles 32:1–33:13 Romans 15:23–16:9 Psalm 25:16-22 Proverbs 20:16-18 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 2 Chronicles 32:31 (CSB) “When the ambassadors of Babylon’s rulers were sent to him to inquire about the miraculous sign that happened in the land, God left him to test him and discover what was in his […]

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I’m Taking a Sabbatical

8 Minute Read My last Sunday at Westside Baptist Church was a few days ago. I started emptying my study on Monday (Memorial Day) and finished yesterday. I am now officially between jobs and will be so for the next 3 1/2 weeks. I’ve heard of other pastors taking sabbaticals and have often wished that […]

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February 28: “O Be Careful, Little Mouth, What You Say”

4 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Leviticus 22:17–23:44 Mark 9:30–10:12 Psalm 44:1-8 Proverbs 10:19 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 10:19 (CSB): “When there are many words, sin is unavoidable, but the one who controls his lips is prudent.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): As I was reading through Today’s Bible Readings, I saw a couple of […]

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How Jesus made big decisions

TODAY’S BIBLE READING:Leviticus 6:1-7:27Mark 3:7-30Psalm 37:1-11Proverbs 10:3-4BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 37:4-5 “Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desires. Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will help you.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):In this morning’s reading, we came across a verse that seemed to have little to reflect on. […]

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