Friday, July 30, 2004

Posted by on 7.30.04 in Sermons, Word of Life, Internet/Blogging, Christmas

11:06 AM Later today 48 men from Calvary will travel to Indianapolis for the Promise Keepers conference. This year’s theme is “Uprising: The Revolution of a Man’s Soul.”…

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Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Posted by on 7.28.04 in Sermons, Christmas

2:23 PM Today’s entry in the Crosswalk weblog is called Why They Hate “Christers”. 10:37 AM One of my Crosswalk weblog entries has been chosen for this week’s Christian Carnival, a weekly selection of entries by Christian bloggers. A different Christian blogger hosts the carnival each week. The host chooses which articl…

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Saturday, July 24, 2004

Posted by on 7.24.04 in Theology, Christmas

8:18 PM Today’s entry in the Crosswalk weblog is called Clearing Off My Desk. 6:00 PM We arrived home about 8 PM last night, totally exhausted. I preached 24 times in the last two weeks and together Marlene and I spent more time than ever ministering and praying with people at Maranatha and Word of Life. Before we went, we …

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Saturday, June 19, 2004

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The Civil War Tour-Day 5 Our group started the day in Richmond and ended it in Hagerstown, Maryland. I started in Richmond and ended the day back home in Oak Park. More about that later. 7:59 AM Everyone is one the bus except Phyllis Zelek. She arrives a few minutes late, explaining that she’s been a bit “pokey” all her…

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Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Posted by on 6.8.04 in Sermons, Christmas

11:21 AM This is the best time of year for bike riding. As far as I’m concerned, the hotter, the better. Yesterday it was around 90 and I had a great time on my bike. 1404 miles YTD. 8:33 AM I need some help! Next week I’m leading a Civil War tour to the major battlefields of Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. At this hou…

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Sunday, June 6, 2004

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5:56 AM Yesterday’s Bowlathon raised $9000 for Oak Park Christian Academy. First time I had bowled in about 10 years—and it showed. My high score was 102—and my other one wasn’t. Marlene and I both had a blast. More people showed up than they expected. Afterwards I went to the Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor and had …

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Wednesday, June 2, 2004

Posted by on 6.2.04 in Sermons, Christmas

6:34 PM Check out the website for the Allied Force Worship Team. Very cool. Click on the names and up comes a picture and a personal bio. Among other things, I discovered that Katie Suriano’s favorite candy is something called “Swedish Fish” and Robert Napolitano loves the song “Somewhere I Belong” by Linkin Park. L…

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Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Posted by on 6.1.04 in Sermons, Christmas

7:42 AM The Civil War tour begins a week from Monday. Thirty-eight people will join us for a tour of the major battlefields of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Two weeks from today we’ll visit Gettysburg. In a related story, the oldest Civil War widow died yesterday in Enterprise, Alabama. In 1927, when she was 21, she …

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Thursday, May 13, 2004

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7:20 PM The children of Oak Park Christian Academy will present their spring concert this Monday in the Calvary sanctuary at 7 PM. Nancy Kamm directs the program entitled “Under Construction.” 7:17 PM Thursday shout-out to Wayne Kilpatrick, Ken Aycock, Eric Rubio, Gene Heidt, Virgil Reeve, Paul Smith, and to Tony Ciura….

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Saturday, April 8, 2004

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9:30 PM I haven’t forgotten about John Kerry and communion. I plan to write a couple of new installments next week. 9:29 PM Following up on the spirit of our Friday night adventure, I’ve found a new restaurant for Mother’s Day. It just opened today. It’s not easy to find a restaurant where you can get in and out quickly on …

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