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Shoulders Wet With Tears

TheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in my eyes […]

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Facing Our ‘Nebuchadnezzar’

TheDiscipleMD The eight-year old boy stood up and frightfully approached the pulpit. It was the early 1960’s in Junior Sunday School at church. He had memorized his talk and gone over it again and again. But somehow it didn’t give the boy total confidence in telling the story of Daniel as he began his talk. […]

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When Regret Lingers

TheDiscipleMD It was early evening when I stood on my porch while surveying the yard work I had done that day. Out of the corner of my eye I caught the glimpse of a figure of a lone man walking down the sidewalk towards my house. He seemed to be laboring and hunched over as […]

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In My Defense (I Love Being With Her!)

TheDiscipleMD I have spent my entire lifetime in association with men and women of the church. Through the many years I have served with them I have rarely had negative interaction with them.   However, many years ago while serving as a young and inexperienced church leader I had a singular negative encounter with another local leader who I had never […]

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