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    “You Fool!” – Luke 12:13-21

    Posted: Sep 16, 2014

    The story Jesus tells from verse 13 of Luke 12 is usually described as The Parable of the Rich Fool. The man in Jesus' parable is exceptionally rich. He has resources much greater than the average person. But he's completely unexceptional in his desires and goals. We can't write off this parable as a warning for the one-per-centers, the super wealthy. It's a parable for people who think getting more money is a life goal worth pursuing. And that is almost everyone of us.

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    Who Left On the Lights?

    Posted: Jun 20, 2014

      George Bullard writes about visiting with a pastor who superbly dealt with a senior in his church who was upset the lights had been left on in the sanctuary. The pastor was gentle, carefully diffused the senior’s annoyance, and avoided getting hooked into an emotional response to the complaint.The event became, for George, an insight into how that pastor had gradually helped the seniors in the church let go of their focus on small things and fall in love with Jesus again. The ...

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