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WHEN SPARROWS SANG -ALTAR

Twenty-some years ago I wrote a manuscript called “When Sparrows Sang.”  It consisted of memories of singing songs in the churches I attended the first half of my life.  Basically relating to hymn singing or southern gospel songs sung by … Continue reading

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I HAVE A LONGING

The following section was from 2014 (a Face Book status).  Still timely for me.  Churches are still into Live Big, Love Long, You’re Blessed, Friendship Avenue, Unity Forever, We’re the Loudest.  And especially “You gotta love yourself first!” *********** Oh, … Continue reading

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JESUS HAS BEEN TUCKED AWAY

The Baby Jesus has been tucked away;  No longer with him do the children play. The Little Babe can’t see the light; He’s in a closet dark as night. We don’t see where he lays his head; Far underneath the … Continue reading

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HEAVEN HELP US

This is from my FB status five years ago.  Not a lot has changed, so I copying it to this blog.  Still under pressure health wise – the blood thing, so I’m not feeling “newly” creative.  I think it is … Continue reading

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THE FRACTURED GENERATION

THE NATION YELLS “WHAT IS WRONG?” **************** I am a product of a fractured generational culture.  I have given up. With the permission of the youth pastor, I went to youth services for several months;  engaged some senior ladies to … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT

The following is from a Face Book status which I posted in 2014.  Amidst this time of so many feeling like their “church” has failed them, I am again so thankful for the churches and people in my past.  I … Continue reading

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OH, LORD, SEND A REVIVAL

AND SEND ONE RIGHT NOW! I, with most Christians, want one.  But how much price are we willing to pay.  Many of us are going to give a couple hours today since it is Sunday.  What things happened to bring … Continue reading

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GEORGIA

  Church buildings have changed!  Yes, indeed.  Church people have changed!  Yes, indeed.  My granddad spent much of his time and resources building little churches somewhat like this, often in towns on the “wrong side of the track.”  These people … Continue reading

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TAKE YOUR TEMPLE TO THE TEMPLE

Oh how the weeks do roll! It is Sunday again. It’s got me thinking how rarely if ever, I have dreaded going to church. Some people give the excuse that “the reason I don’t go to church is because my … Continue reading

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KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Man can know no more about God than what God reveals to him. But man can know much less about God than God has revealed. Hosea records God’s disapproval of those who do not know him, “Hear the word of … Continue reading

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