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"Heaven" By Rodney Tilley

I have just returned from the old Rattlesnake Bomber Base in Pyote, and it was great. A local young man showed me the sights: the huge triangle runways, the deserted
0 08-27-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Reverence in Worship" by Bobby Stafford

Psalm 89:7 "God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, And to be held in reverence by all those around Him." NKJV The text stresses the need for reverence on the part of those who would draw nigh to God. The Bible commands this…
0 08-20-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Report of My Death Greatly Exaggerated"

When Mark Twain was in London, a rumor of his death reached the editor of a New York newspaper who subsequently sent the paper's London correspondent a cable instructing him to report on Twain's funeral.
0 08-13-2015 in Religion Read More ›

3rd Culture Kids by Rodney Tilley

They are called many things: 3rd culture kids, military brats, missionary kids (MKs), immigrant children, and the list goes on. It means any of those children who, because of their parents' occupation or ethnicity, move a lot, and feel misplaced…
0 08-06-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"In Scorn of the Consequences" by Ronnie McBrayer

"If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine." That's a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy, stating how God would take care of him should the world come unhinged tomorrow. "Everyone else may starve,"…
0 07-30-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Safer Among The Christian Savages"

Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac." So said Nicole Kidman to Tom Cruise in the movie, "Days of Thunder." It was a fictional scene, of course, but I'm sure it's a mantra she repeated often over the course of their decade-long…
0 07-23-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Trust the Coach" by Ronnie McBrayer

This year I've been coaching Little League baseball. It has been a lot of fun, for the most part, because 12-year-olds experience the whole "Field of Dreams" mystique in a way that is lost on older players. It is also a marvelous thing to…
0 06-18-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Naming The Baby" by Pastor Rodney Tilley

I was born many moons ago and given a name for which I had no control over. I do not know why I was given this name, but maybe there was a relative or an actor who was popular at the moment; I really don't know. But I do know this; I was confused…
0 06-11-2015 in Religion by admin Read More ›

"Keep Moving" By Ronnie McBrayer

In your mind's eye, envision that you are leaving for a family vacation at the beach. With the June calendar now upon us, this isn't a stretch of the imagination. More than 60 million Americans will travel to the sand and surf over the course…
0 06-04-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Too Much Of A Good Thing" By Rodney Tilley

You all have heard the saying about having, "too much of a good thing," and I think it is probably true for most of the time. For example, we have been hearing about the areas in Texas under drought conditions and people were crying out for their…
0 05-28-2015 in Religion Read More ›