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2012 Weekly Message

Right In Front of Our Faces
Right In Front Of Our Faces

Yesterday I took a break from office work and meetings to give my son an opportunity he's never had before. I took him to get a ski lesson at a local ski run. More >>

Huh? Is that really in there?
Huh? Is that really in there?

When I was a young man, my grandfather would tell me a story from when he was a youth worker and my parents were teenagers. My grandfather has always been active in the church, so when my parents were teens, he saw a need to step in to facilitate classes and activities for the teens. More >>

Family Matters
Family Matters I grew up in a wonderful family. My parents are still married. I talk to my sister and brother regularly. My family did many things and took many trips together. We ate together regularly, and my parents attended almost all of my milestone events growing up. More >>

2013 Weekly Message

Duck Dynasty, Jesus, and Knowing God
Duck Dynasty, Jesus, and Knowing God

Have you ever heard of the show "Duck Dynasty"? It comes on Wednesday nights on A&E, and, in my opinion, it is one of the best shows on television right now. More >>

Context is Key
Context is Key Thibodeaux was driving his car past Boudreaux's house and saw a sign out front that read: "Boat For Sale".
So Thibodeaux marches up to Boudreaux's front porch and raps hard on the door. More >>

The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told
By Johnathan Dobbs There is a book to which the best sellers on the New York Times list can never compare. It is the best seller of all time. No book has ever come close. More >>

Church is Not a Country Club for Perfect People
Church is Not a Country Club for Perfect People
By Johnathan Dobbs
What has been your experience with church? Maybe you are a faithful attendee somewhere, but maybe you aren't. Most people are familiar with Christian churches on some level. More >>

Someone Should Do Something About That
Someone Should Do Something About That
By Johnathan Dobbs The other day I was in a grocery store checking out in one of their self-check lines. As I was scanning my items I noticed that there was a price discrepancy with one of my items. More >>

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
By Johnathan Dobbs It was a dark and stormy night, but the storms on this night weren't in the atmosphere, they were in his spirit. Jesus was there, in the garden, wrestling in prayer for you and for me. More >>

I Love to Fish
I Love to Fish
By Johnathan Dobbs I went fishing this morning.
I love to fish. I've fished in huge lakes and small streams. I've fished on the beach and out at sea. I've fished in bayous and bays and in between. More >>

Filling a Full Cup
Filling a Full Cup
By Johnathan Dobbs Several years ago I watched a movie titled "The Forbidden Kingdom". It didn't look like much of a movie, but there was one scene where Jet Li was set to fight Jackie Chan. More >>

Ignoring the Guest of Honor
Ignoring the Guest of Honor
By Johnathan Dobbs Imagine yourself at a party. You were invited, and you like the people who are there. However, it is late in the party and no one has spoken one word to you. More >>

The Political Party of Jesus
The Political Party of Jesus
By Johnathan Dobbs
When Jesus called his apostles, he called a hodgepodge of people to come together to follow him. Have you ever thought about the variety of these men? More >>

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2014 Weekly Message

Better Never Than Late
Better Never Than Late By Johnathan Dobbs
I'd like to take some time and tell you a little about my parents. They have been married for 37 years and are still going strong. I'm very proud of them for that, but it's really not something special for them. More >>

The Secret Sin of the Church
The Secret Sin of the Church By Johnathan Dobbs
Have you ever been to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting? If you've been or even heard of what goes on there, then I'm sure you've probably heard how each person introduces themselves when he or she gets up to speak. More >>

Why Did Jesus Weep?
Why Did Jesus Weep? By Johnathan Dobbs
Death is hard. I used to think that I dealt with death pretty well, but these last two weeks have been pretty taxing.
Last week I had the honor of ministering to a family who had lost a young man who was 33. More >>

Flowery Words & Censored Hearts
Flowery Words and Censored Hearts By Johnathan Dobbs
If I were to write a letter to the president there is a certain amount of pomp and elegance I would provide to the letter out of respect for the office and the intelligence that is supposed to be represented there. More >>

Ignoring Science in the Name of Science
Ignoring science in the name of science. By Johnathan Dobbs
This week there was a lot of buzz about the debate between Bill Nye (the science guy) and Ken Ham (founder of Answers in Genesis and the Creation museum in Kentucky). More >>

Fear is easy; Love is hard
Fear is easy; Love is hard By Johnathan Dobbs
You may be reading this article before Valentines Day. You may be reading it on or after Valentines Day. In any case, this article is NOT about Valentines Day. More >>

It's Mine! You Can't Have It!
It's Mine! You can't have it! By Johnathan Dobbs
Grace. Christians talk about it a lot, but what is it? It is NOT simply a prayer. Though a prayer can be said with grace. It is not flawless elegance. More >>

Cake & Roses & Fluffy Puppies
Cake and Roses and Fluffy Puppies By Johnathan Dobbs
I've written before about my love for mountain climbing or just climbing in general. The feeling of standing on the top of a high place and seeing the world from above is breathtaking. More >>

A Fisherman Who Never Fishes
A Fisherman Who Never Fishes By Johnathan Dobbs
I wasn't always a minister. I've been in ministry of some sort for about 13 years, but this is not what I thought I'd be doing when I "grew up". More >>

Real Men Don't Go to Church...or Do They?
Real Men Don't Go to Church...or Do They? By Johnathan Dobbs
Real men don't do church.
This sentiment seems to resonate throughout the hearts of men throughout time. History shows that women have always been the main attendees when it comes to the Christian faith. More >>

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