When Love Finds its Proper Place (everything else will too)

Paul planted the Corinthian church in March of 50 AD on the middle leg of his Second Missionary Journey.  The church was in the right place at the right time.  It was also left in the hands of gifted leaders.  There was no ceiling on the potential of the Corinthian church!  Seven years after leavingContinue reading “When Love Finds its Proper Place (everything else will too)”

I Love You Enough for Both of Us

  Experpt from “Exactly as I Remember It” Maddox (Fairview Heights, Illinois, circa 2011) One Sunday evening after I wrapped up 6:00 church, I was headed to the car to scare up a late supper.  Melissa was already waiting on me, but I noticed that my daughter Lydia and her family were still in theContinue reading “I Love You Enough for Both of Us”

For the ‘Jesus is My Homeboy’ Religion Haters

I have a lot of friends who have a real problem with religion- We will get into a discussion about church or something along those lines and they will always say to me, “I love God Lydia, don’t get me wrong- I just hate religion.” So I pondered this. I like closure to all thingsContinue reading “For the ‘Jesus is My Homeboy’ Religion Haters”