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Love, Forgiveness and Judgment

The message in our Catalyst service at Central Baptist this past Sunday was about "Love, Forgiveness and Judgment". I must confess that I struggle terribly with this topic, not so much as it applies to our unseen foreign enemies, but in how it impacts our daily interactions and relationships.

 

The idea of loving and forgiving our enemies and of not being judgmental is really tough. Jesus says in Luke 6:27-28 ,“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good…

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Added by David Harrell on September 12, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

Do Numbers Matter?

I have been reading a book by Rick McKinley called "This Beautiful Mess". Rick is the pastor of Imago Dei Church in Portland.

He talks about how in one of the early days of the Imago Dei church plant that the church was meeting in a Baptist church that they rented on Sunday nights. On this particular Sunday night, Portland was playing LA for the NBA Championship. The church that normally averaged 30 in attendance slid all the way…

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Added by David Harrell on November 2, 2010 at 12:30am — 6 Comments

The Barber Shop

At the Barber Shop I go to, we talk about guitars a lot. One of the Barber’s, Clay, was telling me that a bunch of guys get together at the Barber Shop on Monday nights to pick guitar. He invited me to come. I travel a lot and couldn’t make a Monday night for a couple of months. One Monday, my son, Matthew, and I decided to go to the Barber Shop and play. I warned Matthew before we went that probably all they would play would be bluegrass and old gospel which neither of us cares for, but we… Continue

Added by David Harrell on November 10, 2009 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

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