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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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