Category Archives: Legacy

Beware of Bias

The history of God’s people is littered with examples of people who proved that God’s grace is sufficient to enable us to endure and enjoy to the end. Build upon the line of faith set before you. Continue reading

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We Are Blessed

The Rodgers Baptist Church is an exceedingly blessed congregation. In an era when many churches have been shuttered rather than sustained, this one has celebrated 80 years of gospel ministry. One reason why this church has been able to join … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Darrell and Carla Sparks!

Last night I was privileged to participate in an event celebrating Darrell and Carla Sparks’ 25 years of ministry at the Dearborn Baptist Church of Aurora, IN. That congregation has been exceedingly blessed and well-served for its entire existence by … Continue reading

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Ezra’s Example

Ezra 7:10 – “For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do [it], and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” This verse is one of my favorites. It is what my friend … Continue reading

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The Legacy of a Faithful Runner

Allow me to introduce you to Saul of Tarsus. This guy has no love for Christians. He was approving of Stephen’s execution; a Christian and deacon of the Jerusalem church. In fact, Saul even held the coats for those who … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Leprosy

A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the … Continue reading

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What Will Be Your Legacy?

On Wednesday my Momaw, Eva Gilbert, died after living for 93 years on this earth. Momaw touched and impacted many lives; not least of all mine. She was the wife of one man, Henry Gilbert, for almost 55 years (just … Continue reading

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