June 2017

June 19, 2017 Dear Pastor & church, Many times over the years I have looked at life and the ministry with a reflective view. I have been a vigilant observer of our little niche of fundamentalism. My simple observation of recent trends and modes is that some have...

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May 2017

May 22, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, The past few weeks have been filled with meetings that have truly been blessed of God. The Lord has saved some and revived the churches I have been in to minister. The first Sunday of May I was in Rossville, Georgia; with the...

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April 2017

April 29, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, I must confess I may have jumped back on the evangelistic trail a little prematurely after my treatments, but with no lack of enthusiasm. The last two weeks of March and all of April were filled with meetings and too much...

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March 2017

March 22, 2017 Dear Pastor, church & friends, Most folk around our parts are commenting on how winter has finally arrived—In March! It truly has been a rather whacky winter but warm and wonderful in my opinion, and now Spring is here with less than stellar...

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February 2017

February 20, 2017   Dear Pastor, church & friends,   I read two interesting quotes in recent days that were enlightening in respect to our current situation in America and in our churches.  A.W. Tozer wrote, “Truth. It is not the difficulty of...

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January 2017

    January 23, 2017   Dear Pastor & friends, Thank you so very much for your faithful and considerate support of our labor in the Lord over these many years.  Some of you have given since we started in evangelism four decades ago.  In the last...

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November 2016

    November 21, 2016   Dear Pastor & friends, November has finally brought us some winter-like weather to the Midwest.  No, I am not overly excited about it!  It seems that the cold exacerbates the pains in my body and the aches of the ages, and I...

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October 2016

October 24, 2016   Dear Pastor & friends, While this letter will hang on the walls of Baptist Churches for the next month or so, our nation will be experiencing the post-election blues or bliss!  I urge everyone to vote.  We never have had perfect candidates...

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September 2016

September 21, 2016   Dear Pastor & church, Galatians 6:7 & 8 are probably the two most definitive verses on the law of sowing and reaping in the Word of God.  I was preaching in Arkansas several years ago and right next to the hotel was a strange...

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August 2016

August 23, 2016   Dear Pastor and friends, Three Baptist preachers had been indicted for preaching, and as the horseman tethered his horse he heard the words—“…for preaching the Gospel of the Son of God.”  The lawyer had ridden over fifty miles to the court house...

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