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The Gaze of Faith

By Patrick Hawthorne What is faith?  Have you ever heard someone trying to define faith? Did it leave you more confused than ever? The reason is simple. The Scriptures make no real effort to define it. Much like the air

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The Elderly Matter…

By Patrick Hawthorne While scrolling through Facebook, I came across the following blog by Josh Buice of DBG Christian Blogs and Sermons. “Dear Church-Don’t Overlook and Undervalue the Elderly.”  I highly recommend that you give it a read especially if

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Why AM I Thinking This Way?

By Patrick Hawthorne I would like to share with you a little journey that I have been on.  From my title, I bet – if I were a betting man – that you think this is yet another post on

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And, Here I Go Again on My Own…

By Patrick Hawthorne In my younger days – my rocking – air guitar playing – singing into the make believe banana microphone days – I enjoyed jamming to one song in particular.  It was White Snakes, “Here I Go Again.”

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That Person is Too Mean for Even God to Touch…Or Are They?

By Patrick Hawthorne We’ve all met one.  I’m referring to that cold, heartless person who is so mean they are lower than a snake in a wagon’s rut.  Nothing makes them happy.  Nothing makes them thankful.  Their whole countenance is

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God’s Fragrance Diffuser’s

By Patrick Hawthorne 14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. 15 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them

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Preparing for the Backside of the Storm!

By Patrick Hawthorne   The hurricane is one of the most fierce of the storms that nature can throw at us.  Extreme winds, flooding rain, and dangerous storm surges are but a part of the chaos brought about by these

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By Patrick Hawthorne The other day, I was riding around on my lawn mower.  Well, let’s just say that I was riding the high side of the swamp land  left by the weekly torrential rains that have plagued North Louisiana

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Through the Lens of a Prophecy Teacher

by Patrick Hawthorne   For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  (John 3:16)   From an early age, John 3:16 captured my

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Set in Motion – The Ripple Effect

By Patrick Hawthorne My Pastor was finishing up a month long series titled, “Being Better.”  For twenty-one days of the month, my church, as a whole, set out to fast and pray.  To coin the famous words of Charles Dickens,

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