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Lord, Change My Attitude

I am enjoying the sights, sounds, and traditions of the Christmas season. I always do. However, last Christmas was not as enjoyable as usual. I came down with a stomach bug the weekend before Christmas. I will spare you the details, but it was not pretty. I felt terrible and it really affected my ability…

Amateur Sports and the Local Church – Part 2

Continuation of Amateur Sports and the Local Church – Part 1.  Here are some additional items to consider when determining our level of participation in amateur sports when they conflict with our Christian community. Am I or my spouse trying to live vicariously through my children? Dictionary.com offers this definition of vicarious: felt or enjoyed through…

Amateur Sports and the Local Church

I love sports. I love watching sports. I love playing sports. I love talking sports. Apparently, I’m not the only one. Our communities are littered with ball fields, gymnasiums, tracks, and sports equipment stores. Sports are ingrained in the American culture and make up a substantial part of the economy. It’s not just the collegiate and…

Make Disciples

For roughly a decade now, I have admired Good Shepherd Baptist Church from a distance. I have perceived you as a group of people that prioritize worship and outreach. On June 7, 2015 we officially joined the church and began our partnership with you to pursue the Great Commission. It was very appropriate that the…