Divine Interruptions

Divine Interruptions

As a pastor and a believer in Jesus, it is a tremendous challenge to present the Advent story in the midst of a cultural holiday celebration that has little to do with the one who started the whole idea in the first place.

Telling the great story of the birth of Christ is somewhat difficult to tell year after year. What more is there to say? What more can we learn? Or what more must we learn?

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Guest Blog - Gloria Gaither & Ann Smith

Guest Blog - Gloria Gaither & Ann Smith

Gloria Gaither has been a family friend since my childhood days in Tennessee. She and her husband, Bill, have written over 700 songs that continue to inspire people from all walks of life in places all over the world. Today, she has agreed to be my guest blogger as I share with you her inspiring words about an inspiring lady we both cherish as a friend.

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Don't Forget the Future

Don't Forget the Future

When I got back to my hotel late Sunday evening, I had a few hours before I drove to the Indianapolis airport to head back to OKC. I just sat there and reflected on the gift–or rather, gifts–that were mine during my four days in Indiana.

If I could go back to my eighteenth year on the planet, I’d tell myself to cherish the people God brought to my life and the people yet to come. (Maybe the next blog post should be about the people who’ve blessed me and shaped me in the Oklahoma City chapter.)

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