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A LITTLE BIT OF HUMOR GOES A LONG WAY

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

    I’m here at Fleurish’s on Main St.  in Hamilton. They have home décor, they have pottery, they have clothing……beautiful store. You ought to come down sometime. Years ago, in a small town in New England, there was a pottery store...

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WELCOME HOME

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This coming Sunday, I’m starting a sermon series called, “Welcome Home”.   Years ago, there was an elderly woman who used to go to the post office every week, much like the post office here, in Hamilton.  Each week she’d buy a roll of stamps and stand in...

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THE MAGNOLIA MIRACLE

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

This is the time of year when there are lots of weddings.  I’m at Two Little Buds, on “D” Street, here in Hamilton…it’s a flower shop, great little place.  Reminds of a story, though, that took place in North Carolina, years ago.    A...

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HOW TO HANDLE A CRISIS

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Have you ever had to deal with a crisis? Maybe you’re dealing with one right now.  This coming Sunday at The Presbyterian Church, I’m gonna talk about how to handle a crisis. Years ago, there was a farmer who had a donkey that fell into his well.  It cried for...

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TAKE A BREAK

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Every now and then, we just need to slow down and take a break – let our souls catch up with us.  I’m taking a break here at True West Coffee shop on Main Street.   Years ago, there was an English man who took a safari, deep into the heart of Africa. He hired a...

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FOOD FOR THE SOUL

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Years ago, in a small town, a man wrote a letter to the editor and said, “I’ve been going to church for some 30 years and listened to some 3,000 sermons, but for the life of me, I can’t remember any of them. I think I’ve been wasting my time, and preachers have been...

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A GREAT SERMON WITHOUT SAYING A WORD

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Years ago, there was a country preacher who had a new parishioner coming to church.  He came for several months without missing, and then for 3 Sundays in a row, he never showed up. The preacher made a visit to his house and found him sitting in front of a roaring fire, pulled up a chair...

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING?

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Years ago, there was family that was leaving Walt Disney World and began cleaning up the hotel room and throwing things away. They got on the bus and were headed to the airport, and that’s when they realized that the husband had thrown his wife’s engagement ring, wedding ring, and...

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All is Forgiven, Please Come Home.

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Years ago, a man names Ernest Hemingway wrote a story about a young boy named Paco and his father, who had a falling out.  Paco ran away from home.  His father desperately wanted to find him, bring him back, and forgive him. He searched all over Spain, but without any...

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A MEMORIAL DAY MIRACLE ON THE HIGH SEAS

Posted by Betsy Horton on

This coming weekend is Memorial Day weekend, when we remember those who gave the greatest sacrifice of all – their very lives for our freedom. For years off the coast of Florida, close to sunset on a Friday night, you could see an old man carrying a bucket of shrimp and feeding the...

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