Monthly Archives: November 2015

Simple Shepherds; Simple Men

By Patrick Hawthorne The following article will appear in the December/January edition of the Shreveport Metro Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the

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Don’t Guilt Me into Your Calling

By Patrick Hawthorne, Ok, this is far and away from my normal posts.  However, it is something that is weighing heavy on me.  Each of us who follow Jesus as Lord and Savior have our own particular gifts and callings. 

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When People Thank God Because of You

By Patrick Hawthorne Coming into work this morning, I was introduced to James, a young paramedic student who was finishing up his ride-outs on a medic unit.  It was early in the morning and the fire station crew was just

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Understanding the Trinity

By Patrick Hawthorne Back in my days as a Hazardous Materials Technician I became dangerously learned in how certain chemicals reacted with each other.  I say dangerously learned because I learned just enough to be dangerous; especially if my learning

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Theology Versus Experience

By Patrick Hawthorne Theology, the science of God!  That sounds rather impersonal doesn’t it?  Yet, when you think about it, science is the systematic study of things, people, disciplines, etc.  So, the term, “Science of God,” is quite accurate.  For

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Confessions of a Christian Atheist

By Patrick Hawthorne As I read the words of a fellow blogger, my heart dropped. Rarely has such a word rocked my world as what this author posted.  As such, it has been continuously on my heart for the last

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Polluted Wells

By Patrick Hawthorne A righteous man and his righteous son were walking along a well beaten path.  “Father,” the young man spoke quietly.  “A friend of mine has offered me a job that will allow me to earn quite a

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