Category Archives: Relevant Faith

Grace Does Not Come by Obedience…or Does It?

While riding down a fairly big highway in West Columbia, SC, I saw a sign out front of a church and it read, “Grace Only Comes by Obedience Gal 5:4”. I put it in quotes because that is exactly what … Continue reading

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Irony or Providence?

Four or Five years ago I, subconsciously, picked up a tune that I kept playing over and over. It was a short riff that I began playing whenever I was leading worship or playing at a prayer service. Over the … Continue reading

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Who Cares if a Pastor Has an Affair?

This is a letter to all Pastors. You may be wondering, “who cares if a pastor has an affair?” Well, we all should. Why? Because our leaders are held to a higher standard than the rest of us. Because the … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Were Born For This: Seven Keys to a Life of Predictable Miracles

His New York Times phenomenon The Prayer of Jabez changed how millions pray. Now Bruce Wilkinson wants to change what they do next. Anyone can do a good deed, but some good works can only happen by a direct intervention … Continue reading

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Book Review: If God is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil

Every one of us will experience suffering. Many of us are experiencing it now. As we have seen in recent years, evil is real in our world, present and close to each one of us. In such difficult times, suffering … Continue reading

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Kiss Me Again: Restoring Lost Intimacy in Marriage Book Review

If you’ve  ever wondered why God says not to have sex before we are married, Kiss Me Again: Restoring Lost Intimacy In Marriage, by Barbara Wilson,  answers your question,  and it addresses all the obstacles women face when they decide … Continue reading

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The Book That Made America: How The Bible Formed Our Nation

There is much debate going on about what principles the United States of America was founded. Was it founded by a bunch of capitalists who just happened to be moralists? Or, was it founded on Judeo/Christian principles that were established … Continue reading

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Cycling Devotion: It’s The Simple Things

When I leave from the house, whether I do an hour ride or a 3 hour ride, I always have this annoying, horribly rough, 1 1/2 mile road that leads up to my house. This road shakes my bike and … Continue reading

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Cycling Devotion: When You See a Fellow Rider, Enjoy It

When you ride a bike in the mountains, or any long, out-of-the-way road, the only people you see are other riders. A couple of weeks ago, I rode from Tryon, NC up to Saluda, NC.  I left from a parking … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: “Under the Distant Sky” and “A Gathering of Finches”

Under the Distant Sky by Al & Joana Lacy This was a “God-fearing” book, full of various circumstances in which the Copper family truly trusted the Lord in almost everything they did. They demonstrated the true meaning of “loving thy … Continue reading

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