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"God Smiles" by Ronnie McBrayer

Over the last two years the world has combated the largest Ebola epidemic in history. And the current upsurge, beginning in West Africa in 2013, continues even though it has fallen off the front pages of our newspapers. Ebola is a fearful disease. There…
0 04-23-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Reasoning With Unreasonable People" by Rodney Tilley

This week I received a flyer in the mail which was advertising a workshop entitled, "Reasoning with Unreasonable People," and to be quite honest, it really caught my attention. The pamphlet emphasized that "the program is designed to help…
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"Reasoning With Unreasonable People" by Rodney Tilley

This week I received a flyer in the mail which was advertising a workshop entitled, "Reasoning with Unreasonable People," and to be quite honest, it really caught my attention. The pamphlet emphasized that "the program is designed to help…
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"Change of Scenery" by Ronnie McBrayer

"Repent" is a religious word I've heard most of my life, and to this day, it still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand with fright. As a child, I heard the call to repent burst from the lips of many a revival preacher.
0 04-09-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"How Many Times Do I Have To Tell You?" By Rodney Tilley

When I was growing up as a child, my Dad had a couple of favorite sayings that he always kept for just the right time. You know the kind I am talking about. He would give you the, "I told you so," routine after you decided you would hitchhike…
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"He Who Has Ears"

One autumn afternoon my twin sister and I were ripping up the soil in my grandmother's fallow garden. We were only five-years-old, and my sister, in her clod-crushing zeal, miscalculated the distance at which I was standing from her. I was summarily…
0 03-26-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Are You Sure It's Monday? By Rodney Tilley

I am sitting here writing this article on Monday, trying to have a little time off and doing a little work at the same time. Monday, for a pastor is usually his day off, but I seldom seem to find time for doing nothing, but to be honest, I do not like…
0 03-19-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Behind Every Beatiful Thing" by Ronnie McBrayer

In his short life Vincent Van Gogh produced hundreds of watercolor paintings, sketches, and prints – some of which are the most valued in the world – now fetching tens of millions of dollars at auctions or private sales. Van Gogh's posthumous…
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"Maybe It Is Time To Change" by Rodney Tilley

Recently, I decided it was time for a change. As I approached my 63rd birthday, I began to think I should make some changes in the way I live. I have always drove Morris automobiles, and I have owned a Morris convertible, a Morris truck, a Morris woody…
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"Simplify, Simplify" by Ronnie McBrayer

Last summer an unfortunate woman was found dead in the basement of her Connecticut home, found eventually, that is. It took rescuers several days to retrieve her body as the first floor of her house had collapsed on her, apparently under the weight of…
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