Avoiding the Appearance of Evil

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Whether you are a Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, the recent events surrounding presidential candidate Herman Cain should be a reminder to all of us that it is not enough to avoid doing bad things; we should work hard …

A Better Place to Occupy

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Across America we’re hearing news reports about groups setting up camp in public parks and other locations to demonstrate their opposition to Wall Street, corporations, government and any number of other antagonists. It started as Occupy Wall Street, but we …

Marching Off the Map

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The great Methodist preacher Halford Luccock published a book entitled Marching Off the Map. The name came from a story about Alexander the Great. As Luccock tells the story, Alexander’s army had moved from victory to victory, sweeping across Asia …

The Power of Words

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It happened in the 1840s in Uruguay. The Uruguayan Navy was desperate. They were fending off the navy of an aggressive force from Argentina. They ran out of conventional ammunition and thought their cause was lost. Someone came up with …

The Priorities of Preaching Under Pressure

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(This week’s blog postings are adapted from the theme address, “Preaching Under Pressure,” presented at the EK Bailey International Conference on Expository Preaching in July.) As you face the pressures of ministry, let me suggest that you . . . …