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I Wanted a Hug but Something Else Happened

I wanted a hug today but there was nobody around. So I did something I have been contemplating for a while.   Thinking that I can’t be the only person in town in need of a hug, I made a couple … Continue reading

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I’m Not Gay, But That Shouldn’t Matter

I am coming out as not gay.  That’s right. I am not gay. Sounds strange to tell you that and yet, I felt I had to.  The need comes from the fact that due to how I look, how I … Continue reading

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Why Would I Ever Put God in a Box?

I was ordained eight and a half years ago by Glen Allen Baptist Church. I will be forever grateful to their trust and assurance in my calling as a vocational minister.  I am doubly grateful for the fact they believe … Continue reading

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We Do What We Can and Let God Take Care of the Rest

“Can I just close the book on this day now? I got to sleep in this morning. Then I worshiped at St Paul’s and got to hear the holy most Dr. John Kinney preach. I got to say “Hi” to … Continue reading

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You Are Not a Christian

Here is another one of those entries that starts with, “It’s been a while since I’ve written….”. I don’t have a great excuse as to why, but I’ve had many encounters over the past weeks that caused me to reflect … Continue reading

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A Year Later……for the Youth

This is the beginning of a strange week for me…one that I felt coming on for the past couple of weeks.  This week will mark a year since I had to leave Newton and move back to Richmond.  A year … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Sermon delivered 10/17/10

Matthew 22:34-40:  When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. ‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to … Continue reading

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Lessons Learning…Is Love the Greatest of These?

1 Corinthians 13:11-13 When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways. For now we see in … Continue reading

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Is Sunday Our Valentine’s Day for God?

Matthew 22:36-39 – Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to him, ‘“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the … Continue reading

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