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December 14, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

In my tenure as a pastor of a local congregation, I have preached over a hundred Christmas sermons through the years. I have often thought that if someone attended our worship services only at Christmastime, they may think, “Wow, this Church and its leadership are in a rut. Every year it’s the same thing. They need to turn the pa... Keep Reading

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The Hand of the Lord

November 2, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

In the fall of 2002, the terror of the Beltway snipers was front and center on the national news and for good reason. We witnessed during those three weeks the impact of what two men, John Allen Muhammed and Lee Boyd Malvo, could do traveling the beltway of our nation’s capital and assassinating innocent people from the trunk of their ... Keep Reading

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The God Who Answers By Fire

October 25, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

One of the criticisms often leveled at Christians is that we are negative, pessimistic, and worse, we don’t bring anything to the table by way of constructive ideas to resolve perplexing problems. Our perceived negativity often leads to the charge that we are judgmental and hypocritical. This is true in some instances, but only serves ... Keep Reading

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Let's Play Stump the Counselor

October 18, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

Some years ago, I read an article by Jay Adams in which he described a typical scenario of a married couple, John and Mary, who came to their pastor for counseling. While they didn’t announce it, or perhaps couldn’t even articulate it, nevertheless they came to play a popular game with their pastor called, “Stump the Counse... Keep Reading

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Ending the Body Count

October 11, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

I was once asked to read I Corinthians 13 at a wedding. I Corinthians 13, of course, is the greatest essay on the subject of love in all of literature. After the ceremony, a young woman in the wedding party came up to me and began to complement me on the words that I shared. After a little probing, I discovered that she thought that I h... Keep Reading

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Singing the Lord's Song in a Foreign Land

October 5, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

We are 34 days away from a monumental election in the United States, and one that will set the trajectory for this country for decades to come. With great velocity, we have witnessed in the last decade the advancement of a progressive agenda in America that has been astonishing. Recently, I was attending a symphony concert with a number of ... Keep Reading

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When You Pass Through The Waters,I Will Be With You Written by Pastor Jim Law I have lived in south Louisiana since 1988 and have been through a number of disasters. Hurricane Katrina has redefined life for those of us along the I-10 corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Often conversations in our area are prefaced with, “Sin... Keep Reading

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I'm Not the Master of My Fate, Nor the Captain of My Soul Written by Pastor Jim Law William Ernest Henley was an influential poet, critic, and editor in the late 1800’s. His life was marked by sorrow and struggle. His greatest battle was with tuberculosis which eventually took his life at the age of 53. Henley was best known for his... Keep Reading

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Resurrection +

April 21, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

Resurrection + Written by Pastor Jim Law Following the invasion of Normandy in World War II, many historians chronicled the Allies progress through Europe as D-Day + (the number of days from June 6th 1944). For the Christ follower, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ was the most important weekend in the history of the world and in ... Keep Reading

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Take Hold of That Which Is Truly Life

January 21, 2016 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

For the last few months I have been sharing pastoral reflections from twenty-two years with the same congregation. In previous posts we have discussed Gospel centrality; the priority of prayer; spiritual leadership; spiritual sweat; and healthy relationships in church life. Each of these posts mirrored the Apostle Paul’s instruction in... Keep Reading

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