Category Archives: Body of Christ

Acknowledge the Sin, Accentuate the Grace, Honor the Fathers: Why I love the PCA and RTS

Then he died at a good age, full of days, riches, and honor. And Solomon his son reigned in his place. 1 Chronicles 29.28 There has been some talk lately, quite recently, that has come to me about the publication … Continue reading

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What God Starts, God Completes

About two years ago, Christian Focus Publications of Scotland approached me about writing an autobiography. I resisted at first, thinking that (1) I was too young for such a thing; and (2) I had not lived a life interesting enough … Continue reading

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Bunkie the Monkey and the Hugo the Hippo

His name is Hugo and he is a fine Hippo and a fine animal. You should pay more respect to others. It is not just monkeys who are your neighbors, but hippos and others as well. Continue reading

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God Knows Your Name

The following was delivered, in Albanian, to the adolescent orphans at the Hope for the World orphanage in Tirana, Albania. I have previously posted the Albanian version, and I now offer it in English. It is my great honor to … Continue reading

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PERËNDIA E DI EMRIN TËND (God Knows Your Name)

I delivered this message to teens in the Hope for the World Albanian orphanage in Tirana, Albania in late May of 2007. I sought to identify my own childhood as an orphan with theirs. And I gave this message in … Continue reading

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Praying at the Baptismal Font

This appeared originally as “Reflections on a Tuesday Meeting” in First Thoughts May 25, 2007, an email devotional that goes out to members and friends of First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga. You, too, may sign up for these weekly devotionals by … Continue reading

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Out of Our Minds

When they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus’ feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. Luke 8.35 NIV The story of the man of the … Continue reading

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