First Wilmington (Derek & Rebekah go to church)

First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington I was glad when they said to me,    “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” And now here we are,    standing inside your gates, O Jerusalem.Psalm 122:1-2 - Rebekah and Derek go to church This adventure has been - and continues to be - a most interesting exercise. Rebekah and I show up …

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evangelism as a 30-second elevator speech

Today's second post goes back to this blog's ongoing commitment to discipleship: "Go make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything that I’ve commanded you. Look, I myself will be with you every day until the end." …

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witnesses, passion, and “going viral”

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us..." - Hebrews 12:1 We've all read invitations such as, "Click here to increase your website traffic," "Make your …

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seeing with new eyes, and missing much less…

So yesterday I drove all the way down into Florida again. This time to say "goodbye" to Rebekah's trusty Hyundai. Her faithful 2003 SUV is now a proud member of the Alexander family stable of automobiles, and will hopefully transfer all its Santa Fe feng shui to many good road miles of travel around their …

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the art of family, and the joy of celebrating life

Don't misunderstand me when I say that I really enjoyed Saturday morning's memorial service for Myrt Hubbard Alexander. The occasion was sad, poignant, and memorable, yes - but it was also a celebration full with joy. First Presbyterian Church of Apopka was packed to overflowing with people, and the participants all shared wonderful stories that told …

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