Category Archives: Church Life

9/11 A Remembrance…9/11 A Reflection

I was 18 years old, and it was a surreal moment.  For me, I compare it to what (I’m assuming) my dad’s generation went through when Kennedy was shot.  I hear it said that this was the day that the … Continue reading

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Jim Wallis: “The Moral Default” and my thoughts.

*Before you start reading, this was at first a response to a comment on a link that I posted on my Facebook from the Sojourners website.  Brevity has never been a strong suit of mine, and I figured that the … Continue reading

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Good Night and Good Luck

I have been incredibly busy as of late with work, spending time with my wife as we celebrated our fifth anniversary, and finishing up some school stuff for this past term. There are a lot things moving and shaking in … Continue reading

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Like There Is No Tomorrow

The world didn’t end on May 21st, and I know it is a surprise to us all.  Predictions claiming that the end of the world is forthcoming is not new.  Each major religion has an end of the world story, … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Joplin, Missouri Tornado/Oklahoma Tornados

UPDATE: Oklahoma has suffered through an absolute rash of tornadic activity.  I am updating this post from the basement of Baptist Hospital in the medical records department.  Fortunately my wife works at Baptist, and we were let in and we … Continue reading

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“To Norman With Love”

I have a friend named Joey Armstrong who is the Community Pastor at First Baptist Church of Norman.  This weekend (specifically Saturday, May 21st), he is leading a program called “To Norman, With Love”.  I am asking all of my … Continue reading

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Email of Encouragement from someone I greatly respect

Phillip Larsen 4709 N. Stanley Warr Acres, OK 73122 Dear Phillip, Thanks for sending me a copy of the blog that you wrote, entitled “Don’t Get Into a Land War in Asia.” You expressed yourself well and said some very, … Continue reading

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