Wednesday, June 2, 2004

Posted by on 6.2.04 in Christmas, Sermons

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 Christmas, Sermons

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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Monday, May 24, 2004

Posted by on 5.24.04 in Sermons

7:49 AM Last night Mark came over and we watched episodes 3 & 4 of “Band of Brothers.” Has there ever been a better TV miniseries? “Band of Brothers” gets my vote as the best—it’s easily the best-ever on World War II. 7:48 AM Sarah Alexander explains why gay marriage hurts children. 7:43 AM My Monday entry on …

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Saturday, May 1, 2004

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11:30 PM Another very good, very long day. I feel like I’ve been talking nonstop since I got up. After I finished preaching at 10:30 AM this morning, I didn’t get back to my room until 12:15 PM because one man after another wanted to talk and pray with me. Everywhere I went, men stopped and talked and told me their stories….

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Friday, April 23, 2004

Posted by on 4.23.04 in Sermons

11:13 AM A few weeks ago we shipped 1200 copies of “An Anchor for the Soul” to Heartbound Ministries in Atlanta, GA. On Good Friday they distributed the books (along with a care package) to each inmate at the Georgia State Prison. A few days ago we received a letter from a prisoner named “Robert” at that prison. Thi…

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Saturday, April 17, 2004

Posted by on 4.17.04 in Internet/Blogging, Preaching, Sermons

10:45 AM I got up early and took a two-hour through Whittier (where Rick and Joanne Hale live). I made it all the way to Whittier Boulevard, then turned back and headed for home. When I got to Colima Blvd., it started sprinkling. By the time I got to Broadway the rain was falling steadily. I was soaking wet when I got back …

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Thursday, April 15, 2004

Posted by on 4.15.04 in Sermons, Shout Outs

10:58 PM Mark called with some good news about the Dryer 2 Bachelor Auction at Moody tonight. For the last few years the guys on the second floor of Dryer dormitory at Moody have sponsored a Bachelor Auction to raise money for the “Youth With a Vision” orphanage in Juarez, Mexico. Each year the guys offer themselves to …

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Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Posted by on 4.13.04 in Marriage and the Family, Sermons

7:20 PM A few new items have been added to the Miscellaneous category on the Sermons page. There are some WMBI commentaries, “The Power of a Book,” “Little Steps to a Big Fall,” “Time for a Checkup,” Marriage Conference notes, and “What Children Can Teach Us at Thanksgiving.” 1:13 PM Do you know someone who …

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Friday, April 2, 2004

Posted by on 4.2.04 in Sermons

10:51 PM Four days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Calvary sent a team (Wayne Kuna, Josh Pritchard, Nick Pritchard, Nick Borton) to deliver 5000 copies of “An Anchor for the Soul” to Calvary Chapel of Old Bridge, New Jersey. They distributed thousands of copies near Ground Zero. About five weeks later, we sent a secon…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Posted by on 3.31.04 in Sermons

10:01 PM Nice treat tonight after Bible study. I had finished teaching the final lesson of the “Ten Keys” series when Scott Mahlstedt gave me a flat slab covered with newspaper. The flat slab turned out to be frozen Brunswick stew. Regular readers of this weblog will recall a recent discussion about where to find the be…

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