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Who’s Responsible for the Poor?

English: Logo of the . (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In late May, House Budget Chairperson Ryan’s budget proposal was soundly defeated. Along the way, though, some of the key items started discussions across the country about the appropriateness of government programs such … Continue reading

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Who's Responsible for the Poor?

English: Logo of the . (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In late May, House Budget Chairperson Ryan’s budget proposal was soundly defeated. Along the way, though, some of the key items started discussions across the country about the appropriateness of government programs such … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Security?

Last summer, even though I had lived in Valrico the past 24 years, I set out to drive throughout the community. After all, it is the mission field to which God sent me. I discovered along the way that we seem … Continue reading

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Where's Your Security?

Last summer, even though I had lived in Valrico the past 24 years, I set out to drive throughout the community. After all, it is the mission field to which God sent me. I discovered along the way that we seem … Continue reading

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Spiritual But Not Religious

Being a pastor, I sometimes hear folks tell me they are “spiritual but not religious” when they meet me, wielding the phrase like a shield against becoming a part of the house church or any other faith community. The phrase is … Continue reading

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Steadfastly Perky

A couple of weeks ago the man who does pest control at my house said, “Once they walk through the chemicals, the bugs will die. So if you see them, bugs will be in one of three conditions: perky but soon to be droopy, droopy but soon … Continue reading

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