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The Twain Mile

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot Maryland summer  evening when I pulled into the church parking lot around 6 o’clock.  To my surprise there were about a dozen men camped out on the church lawn. They were a pitiful sight! Ragged, sweaty, and looking bewildered! As I got out of my car, I was […]

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Best Known For…

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago a Hollywood actor tragically died  due to a drug overdose.  He was best known for… He was best known for…(fill in the blank), is a common byline for newspapers when they report on someone’s death.  That is, if they are ‘best known’ for something or anything.  When I […]

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A Member’s Right To Privacy

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago a favorite nephew from out-of-town visited me for several days. We spent many hours talking, laughing and reminiscing. He is married with a young family of six that he and his wife are raising. During the course of our conversation, he told me this insightful story. As a young […]

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When Seeing, Hearing and Speaking Evil Is Called Good!

Print or EmailThe DiscipleMD We live in an age where all around us good is being called evil, and evil is now portrayed as good. Hold fast to any moral principle and sooner or later you will be called intolerant, judgmental, mean, unchristian,  a bigot, or some terms better left unwritten. I wonder what Lucifer […]

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