Archive for April, 2016

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When We Lack The Courage To ‘Stand Tall’

TheDiscipleMD It happened many years ago, yet, it is still fresh in my conscience and from time to time it appears on the “stage” of my mind. It happened on an otherwise innocuous day during high school. It was fifth period English class and we had a substitute for the day. You know how “well” […]

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The Sunday Christian

TheDiscipleMD “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you a automobile”- (Billy Sunday). Billy Sunday was a famous American baseball player who after working with the Y.M.C.A. from 1891-1895 became a nationally renowned evangelist. (American’s God & Country, William J. Federer). “Now the place was called […]

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Surviving the Grind of Life!

TheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win my first […]

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When We Choke On The ‘Clear Candy’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my wife was making brownies for her young women church class. Caramel was a key ingredient in the recipe. She asked me to unwrap the clear cellophane off the individual caramel pieces so that she could melt them. There were about forty pieces that needed my attention. I dutifully unwrapped […]

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