Archive for April, 2024

The Hardest Calling In My Church

TheDiscipleMd One of my church’s hardest and most thankless callings 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, compliments come one’s way. […]

Let Us Shed Our Coats of Jealousy

TheDiscipleMd We are all familiar with the story of Joseph and his “coat of many colors”. His father, in a gesture of love and admiration gave him a beautiful coat. “Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of […]

Keeping Twenty-Five Alive!

As I neared the end of taking down all my Christmas lights, I paused momentarily and sat on my front steps. It was always a pain to put up the lights and take them down. Now I was almost done. Just one lone tree remained to strip off its lights. A certain sadness entered my […]

When We ‘Widen The Plate’

TheDiscipleMD A good friend recently shared this great story entitled: “Don’t Widen the Plate” “In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for the 52nd annual ABCA convention. While I waited in line to register with the hotel staff, I heard other more […]

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