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TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED THE 1930’s – 70’s

Life of an US kids in the…1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s! Some one sent this to me and it made me think about how we approach life these days.  Sure, bike helmets and other safety precautions are reasonable and responsible; … Continue reading

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What is it worth?

The focus of the message is from Phil. 3.  However, It is be best to read all the Scriptures before listening to the messgae. Isaiah 5: 1-7; Psalm 80: 7-15; Philippians 3: 4b-14; Matthew 21: 33-46 What is it worth? I … Continue reading

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The Tentacles of PTSD Run Deep

As more time passes since my tours in Iraq it becomes more clear just how deep the tentacles of PTSD run deep into just about ever aspect of life. It is as if long gangly strands have wrapped themselves around … Continue reading

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The Pain of War Continues…

This Memorial Day weekend has been particularly difficult for me. The memories of the loss of friends and people I served with as their pastor in Iraq have been brought to the forefront of my memories . Every bleeding and … Continue reading

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Loss, Trust and a New Work

While serving in Iraq during combat operations in 2006 my lungs were damaged. By 2008 the resulting breathing problems had progressed to the point I was medically evacuated from Iraq during my second tour as an Army chaplain. After more … Continue reading

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When problems come our way…

  Trouble…. Trouble, trouble, trouble, trouble Trouble been doggin’ my soul since the day I was born” song by Ray Lomontagne Stuff happens! Sometimes we are at the center of the problem with the choices we have made. Others also make … Continue reading

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The Attitude

Readings for Palm/Passion Sunday: 17 April 2011 Matthew 21:1–11/Isaiah 50:4–9a; Psalm 31:9–16; Philippians 2:5–11; Matthew 27:11–54 On this Sunday we remember both the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, Palm Sunday, and his betrayal, trial and death, Passion Sunday. It … Continue reading

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