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Grace in the Trenches: Chaplains on the Front Lines of the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The senior chaplain came to me for counseling, struggling with how he would face the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT). I put my hand on his shoulder and looked him square in the eyes, “Chaplain, this nation needs … Continue reading

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The Public Face of Ministry and the Private Heart of the Pastor: Are they the same?

The semester is winding down. The calls are being processed for our seniors. The first year is coming to a close to our beginning students and self-assessment is need. Our middlers face the reality that they are now stepping up … Continue reading

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The Believer’s Investment Strategy

This sermon was preached at the Spring Convocation, RTS Charlotte, on February 1, 2011 Mark 10:17-31 (See also Matthew 19:16-22; Luke 18:18-23) The Rich Young Ruler 17 And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and … Continue reading

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Why a Chaplain? Why the Chaplain Ministries Institute at RTS?

Most people don’t think of chaplains as evangelists, or missionaries, but that is what they are. Continue reading

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The Egyptian Crisis and the Gospel of Jesus Christ

This word is by decree of the observers; the matter is a command from the holy ones. This is so the living will know that the Most High is ruler over the kingdom of men. He gives it to anyone … Continue reading

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San Antonio Teriyaki, Prayer and Hope for America

I am the only president/chancellor at the ATS Presidents meeting in San Antonio, home of the River Walk and world-famous Tex-Mex restaurants, to dine on shrimp Teriyaki and fried rice at a mall food court. I was lured by a Mexican-American … Continue reading

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Reaching Up! A Sermon for the New Year

It is interesting to look back. Here is my sermon from last year for the New Year. It has some chronologically specific items in it. Yet I trust that it contains the timeless truths of Scripture which will again speak … Continue reading

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An Optimistic Ministry: A New Years Sermon

I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, (Philippians 1:12 ESV) (see Philippians 1.3-14) Introduction to the Reading Helen Keller wrote that: “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the … Continue reading

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What Christmas is Really All About

A Christmas Sermon from Titus 2:11-14; 3:3-7 We are all familiar with the Christmas movie “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.” Well, there has been an outbreak of real Grinches who have been stealing Christmas right out of the Church! I … Continue reading

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A Christmas Letter to Friends of RTS

The following Christmas letter was sent to friends of RTS, and it is offered here with every prayer that you would know the blessing of the presence and power of Jesus Christ at this and every season of life: “Behold … Continue reading

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