Not a Hint; Burn the Ships

At the time of the Civil War, the North had a naval ship yard in Norfolk, Virginia, which they were dedicated to protecting from the Confederate forces. In 1861, Virginia succeeded to the South, and the Federal forces began to clear their ships out of the ship yard, but they could not evacuate the retired […]

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The Way

I was listening, recently, to a teaching that caught my attention. The speaker explained that within the Old Testament tabernacle, Rabbinical tradition referred to the entrance of the outer court as “The Way,” The entrance of the second portion of the tabernacle, which was the “Holy Place,” was called “The Truth,” and the entrance to […]

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Reflections of Proverbs 23, Day 10

You anoint my head with oil. In “A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23,” W. Phillip Keller shares that in the summer highlands, the warm weather brings out all types of insects that bother sheep. Different types of flies will go right up their noses to lay their eggs. If you’ve ever had a gnat fly […]

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A Reflection of Psalm 23, Day One

The Lord is My Shepherd Happy Thanksgiving! Fall is my favorite season. The colors and the crops, the cool temps and shorter days, and our family birthdays are all reminders of God’s provision.  After a summer of long hours investing in lives at camp, tending the gardens, and caring for animals, fall is a culmination […]

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God Wastes Nothing

“You can’t lead others where you’ve never walked.” That’s the truth that God has been whispering to me, in one way and then another, for the past few months.  You can’t lead people deeper than what where you’ve gone yourself.  You can’t teach what you don’t know. Peter taught the church in 1 Peter 4:12, […]

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