Author Archives: Brian Hurley

Goodnight, Irene

This morning just before leaving for church we learned of the calling home of a member of our former church, a dear friend. It was a surprise and it wasn’t. We’ve known for some time that she was dealing serious … Continue reading

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It’s Not About You

One of the things about studying the Bible is that we have a tendency to inspect and dissect the details, many times to the point of absurdity. Now details are important, don’t get me wrong. But when we over emphasize … Continue reading

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Can we accept Christ’s teachings without accepting Christ?

Can we accept Christ’s teachings without accepting Christ? While I was preparing a message on the Beatitudes as presented in Matthew 5:1-11. I stopped as I read a verse we all take for granted. It is verse number two: “He … Continue reading

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REUNION

A few weekends ago, I attended my high school class’ 50th reunion. I was reluctant to go. I hadn’t been to any of the other reunions. Who wants to hang around a bunch of old people? Besides, I reasoned, I’ve … Continue reading

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RADIO

I recently watched a movie again about a mentally challenged young man that no one really understands. Everyone calls him Radio; his real name is James Robert Kennedy. Ridiculed, laughed at, treated badly, and at best ignored; except for one … Continue reading

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Reasons for Thanksgiving

I’m sure everyone has already blogged about Thanksgiving…before the fact. We’ve read admonitions to be thankful. They are plentiful. Someone counted 138 passages in the Bible that deal with the subject of thanksgiving. There’s a great quote about thanksgiving that … Continue reading

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How Now Shall We Live?

How now shall we live? What a challenging question. One that every thinking Christian is asking about their particular circumstance in our society’s current atmosphere of turmoil. Many have written at length in attempting to answer the question “How now … Continue reading

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Hand-in-Hand

I recently heard on the news of an elderly couple who died an hour apart (he first). Gordon (94) and Norma (90) Yeager were severely injured in a car accident. When their situation became worse they were placed in the … Continue reading

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