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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

August 3, 2018 After having several people recommend it to me in recent weeks, I finally went to see the movie, Won’t You Be My Neighbor – a documentary on the life and work of Fred Rogers; a man who is perhaps better known by many as Mr. Rogers.  Besides the awkwardness of inviting someone (besides my […]

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Freedom Carries Responsibility

The late English writer, journalist, philosopher and theologian, G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “America is the only country ever founded on a creed.”  The creed he was referring to is found in the first line of the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, which states the following: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are […]

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Worth Fighting For

Have you ever had someone fight for you?  A friend who fended off a bully, even if it meant taking punches that were meant for you?  A big sister or big brother who, in most cases seemed like they couldn’t care less for you, all of a sudden became protective of you?  An adult who intervened at just the […]

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A Symbol of Unity

August 11, 2017 You may be familiar with the Oak Grove-Freedman’s Cemetery, located at the corner of Church St. and Liberty St. in downtown Salisbury.  If not, let me give you a little background into what I’ve found to be one of the most significant symbols of unity efforts in our community.   In 1998, […]

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The Elder Son

[This appeared first at LifeChurchNC.com] May 19, 2017 Over the last two weeks during our worship gatherings, we have taken a deep and reflective journey into one of Jesusʼs most well-known and familiar parables – The Parable of the Lost Son. As we come to the part of the story where the younger (or prodigal) son returns home, […]

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