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Hey, I Wrote a Book

I know many of you who read this perhaps already know that I wrote a book. I have been promoting it and have posted on my blog about it on numerous occasions. With that said, I wanted to devote a blog post by putting everything before you. Below you will see the endorsements and you […]

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Lacking in Love

True, biblical love is lacking within the Christian church today. Truth is there but love is not in many places. Christians place such an emphasis on truth that they forget love. Just think of the first verse in 1 Corinthians 13: “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not […]

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When You are Falsely Accused

As Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate, being heckled by the crowds, He was focused on His mission. Pilate asked Him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” and Jesus answered, “You have said so” (Matthew 27:12). Then the text says this: “But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no […]

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Reflecting on God’s Grace

What began as a mere blog post morphed into this—my first book. Sometimes I simply look at the book and marvel at the grace and mercy of God. In the small amount time it’s been released, I’ve been discouraged and yet, at the very same time, I’ve been dumbfounded at the work He’s already doing […]

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Acting Like Spiritual 16-Year-Olds

Ponder this illustrative story by my late uncle, Keith Long, in his devotional Room to Grow: Daily Thoughts for Men: “So, how are we going to work this?” I asked John Arrington as he drove to the house where we were to pick up two sisters for a double date. We were both sixteen and […]