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My Recent Medical Journey

After almost two full weeks, we finally have a diagnosis on what has been going on with my head. But before getting there, let me back up and start from the beginning since there have been a lot of “stories” that have been floating around.  We are thankful for everyone’s prayers during the last two […]

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So Why Are We Here?

The logical question to the reality that we are strangers and aliens passing through this world on our way to another world, begs the question :: So why are we here? The Apostle Paul recognized the answer to that questions despite his deep longing to be with Jesus. There was work here to be done. […]

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The Longing

So last month I started writing a bit about what should be the Christian’s longing for another world and a recognition that we are aliens and strangers just passing through this land on our way home. I long for that day when I arrive home. I am looking forward to the day when I am […]

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Let Everything Else Go

As I continue some thoughts from last week on the idea of being aliens and strangers, sojourners passing through this land, citizens of a much different place – citizens of Heaven, I am reminded of one of my favorite songs of all time by my favorite musician of all time. Here is a video of […]

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Shadowlands

It’s kind of funny that as I’ve been contemplating this idea of this world not being our home over the past few weeks, I’m finding more people writing on it than usual. I saw this blog post this morning tweeted by Bill Welte, President and CEO of America’s Keswick in Whiting, NJ. It is written […]

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Longing For The Far-Off Country

I saw this excerpt from C.S. Lewis’ sermon, The Weight of Glory, posted over at The Gospel Coalition site the other day and it again reminds me of the reality that our destination is far better than our present location. This world is not our home. We are merely strangers passing through.  Read and enjoy the beauty […]

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This World Is Not My Home

I’ve been spending time recently contemplating the idea of writing some on death and eternity. I haven’t pulled the trigger until today because, quite frankly, I haven’t had the time to sit and write. I also don’t want to be perceived as that “morbid guy” who always talks about dying. I love the life God has […]

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Acts 16 Prayer

I am currently reading through Acts in my evening devotions. last night I read chapter 16. As Luke, Paul and Timothy were on their travels, they arrive Philippi. There they come across some women.  A woman named Lydia is specifically mentioned.  After they preached the Good news to these women, verse 14b says, “The Lord […]

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Send Me

I used this quote a few weeks ago while preaching at my old church in Toms River.  Then I heard Ruth use it again on Sunday night at the High School’s LIFT.  I think it is right on. “Plan to go and stay only if God calls you to do so.” What’s holding you back […]

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