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Reorganization And The God Who Conserves

I am seeing a lot of shuffling, organization, and reorganization in my life. Many of you have the same experience. Further, I have set aside some tasks only to realize that I need to pick them back up again.  I

Posted in Articles, creation, revelation 21

Just Call Me Brother Cox

A church member yelled across the street at another member who he recognized. He said, “Hey Brother Lance” (not his real name). Brother Lance yelled back, “don’t call me brother, call me pastor.” This story illustrates something that I see

Posted in Articles, Church Member, Generic Title, Interdenominational Ministry, Ordained Ministers

God Is Still God

Moses came to God and asked “What is Your Name?” God answered “I am who I am” or “I was, I am” (Exodus 3:14). This old country Gospel song is a good jump off point for this reflection. God simple

Posted in Articles, Fire From Heaven, God Is God, God On The Mountain

Is It Time To Celebrate? Osama Is Dead.

When the news flashed that President Obama was to make a speech, Then President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden, the one who was behind the 9-11 attacks on the American twin towers, had been killed. I see my jubilant

Posted in Articles, Baptist Minister, Old Testament, Osama bin Laden, Valid Response, Wanted Man, Welcome To Hell, Wicked Bible

Should You Go To Seminary?

Because of my public ministry, I receive a lot of questions. One question that comes up from time to time is whether the questioner should go to seminary or the location that one should attend seminary. I see myself in

Posted in Articles, Black Preaching, Entrance Requirements, Interdenominational Ministry, Lack Of Interest, Ministry God, Public Ministry

God Wants To Be With Us

Every year around this time when I was growing up we made the long trek from Kansas City, Missouri to Etowah, Tennessee. I can remember getting up at 1 am as my father would pack the cars and me and

Posted in Articles, Becoming A Parent, Book Of Hebrews, christmas, Featured, incarnation, Jesus Our High Priest, Kansas City Missouri, Long Trek, Parents And Grandparents
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