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the slothful son

The Slothful Son

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I grew up in a loving home where my parents gave us children enough chores around the house to learn about the benefits of hard work. My personal chores consisted of the typical duties of most children. I was required to make my bed, keep my shared bedroom relatively clean, and do […]

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The ‘Hallelujah’ Wife!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I can still see her face when I first picked her up on a Saturday from her apartment on February 11th of 1978….. I remember dating her and never wanting to leave her. I missed her as soon as I walked out the door. I always loved being with her.  She made me feel like I was the most […]

Eternal Companions

The Hardest Calling In The Church

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd One of the hardest and most thankless callings in the church is the call to “support and sustain” a spouse in his/her church responsibilities. When I have received a calling I have also received the blessings and joy that come with that service. Associations are had, friendships are made and, on occasion, […]

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Not Properly Fit For The Wedding

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A number of years ago, my third son was getting married. Since he was marrying a young woman from out-of-state, it fell upon me to order the tuxedos and to make sure that the proper sizes were ordered for the reception. Everyone was good about sending in their measurements. But to be […]

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