Pastor’s Blog

Sep
30

The Harvest

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  In the late spring I began training to teach a Child Evangelism Fellowship Good News Club. Over the summer a local Elementary school opened its doors to this after school program. Our first club meeting was September 15 and we had 29 in attendance including 3 teachers. I was…

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Sep
10

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

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The fabled Christmas song claims that “Christmas” is the most wonderful time of the year. I would beg to differ! As far as I am concerned, Fall is the most wonderful time of the year! The temperature is cooling off but it is not bone chilling cold yet. Football has…

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Jun
26

“Not a Red Letter day!”

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Though it is being hailed as such, it is not a “red letter day” for America! I looked up where the words came from “All men are created equal” that President Obama quoted this morning in his speech commenting on the supreme court decision. We all know it is a…

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Jun
2

Run!

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“Run, Forest, Run…” has become an iconic statement in our society. Many of my friends from high school have taken up running now that they are retired. Michael Head, pastor of Indian Hills Baptist Church in Silver City, New Mexico, is an avid runner and has competed in several races…

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Mar
30

Music from the Heart!

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In August 2014 I was invited (again) to join the New Mexico Singing Churchmen led by Lamar Morin of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico. So with just a week or two to get ready I showed up on a Saturday in Rio Rancho, New Mexico to practice and do…

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Mar
18

Fishing!

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Fishing! That’s the ticket! There are basically 2 ways to fish…with a hook and net. Fishing with a hook can be elegant. Especially fly-fishing! Selecting the right fly, attaching it with the right knot and then casting it with the right technique is challenging and a lot of fun. Unfortunately…

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Feb
23

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Lisa and I were able to watch the Academy Awards last night. These awards are much more than just a statue! They give a cross section of American life and art. You also get a feel for the politics and moral stance of the presenters and winners. Actually, you know…

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Jan
31

The Core

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Lisa and I had the privilege of attending the 2015 Legislature prayer breakfast this week. The breakfast is sponsored by the Baptist Convention of New Mexico Christian Life Commission and is provided for the state legislature and governmental officials on an annual basis. Lisa and I were at the table…

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Jan
22

Doing the Impossible

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George Perdikis, an original founder of the newsboys, came out in an article in standupfortruth.com to admit his atheism. In 2007 he renounced his Christianity and declared his new found freedom from God. His statement about the reason for his renunciation is quoted below. “I always felt uncomfortable with the…

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Jan
17

God is Love

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After the Charlie Hebdo attack, along with the violence you see every day on the news it is hard to think about love. 9/11, Charlie Hebdo, the Embassy Bombing in 1998 and numerous active shooter incidents like Virginia Tech, bring out feelings of revenge or hatred not Love! How can…

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