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Alex Gallimore
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Rev. Bill Scarle
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The Loft
  • Life After Life. God Is.
  • Cultivating Awareness of God
  • Friends Ease the Pain
  • Experiences that Grew Spiritual Strength
  • THE LADIES
  • Forever Changed
  • Five Life Lessons I Learned at TGH
  • Southern Comfort
  • What If We Got It All Wrong?
  • Deep in the Heart of Texas
  • Just a Closer Walk with Thee
  • God Goes to Camp
  • Declaring the Glory of God
  • My Baptism was Perfectly Timed
  • The Promise
  • Doing More
  • A Time of Faith
  • Finding God in the Transitions
  • Did You Call, God?
  • In Remembrance
  • Who Are We Really Praying For?
  • Christian Leadership
  • Little Johnny
  • God Has a Plan for Me
  • On the Shoulders of Many
  • Unconditional Love
  • Christ in the Desert
  • Walking the Walk
  • Prayer Changes . . . Me
  • Our Five Miracles
  • On Mountains High
  • It’s a Bookcase
  • Remembering the Waters of New Life
  • Chronically Good
  • Teach Your Children Well
  • S-A-V-E-D
  • Unexpected Blessings
  • God’s Better Plans
  • You Are Not in Control
  • Learning to Knit
  • Life Long Help from a Single Answered Prayer
  • The Climb
  • The Little Green Book
  • Loud and Clear
  • Sweet Resurrection Joy
  • Never Lose Faith
  • We’re All Dust
  • Take Up Your Cross
  • 90 Years at Bayshore
  • Happy Landing!
  • Back to the Future?
  • Politically Correct?
  • Jesus Visits the Pyramids
  • The Neighbors Come To Visit
  • Who Were Those Guys?
  • A Christmas/Hanukkah Convergence
  • The Virgin Birth
  • A Holiday Birthday
  • Getting It Right For Christmas
  • PRAYING FOR OUR NEW LEADERS
  • Phony History Corrected
  • I Do Solemnly Swear
  • Reformation Sunday
  • My Father’s Business
  • Dancing With the Torah
  • Yom Kippur and Christopher Columbus
  • Happy Jewish New Year
  • President Encourages Bible Study in School?
  • Lest We Forget
  • A Time For Everything
  • GK Chesterton: The Prince of Paradox
  • Ocean Grove, An Island of Christian Civilization
  • Choose Wisely
  • Morality and Good Government
  • Searching for Home
  • Pantheism
  • Installation
  • NOTHING COMES FROM NOTHING
  • Starting Points
  • Revolutions
  • How did we get here?
  • Shavout
  • Creed: The Basics of Christian Belief
  • Jerusalem Day
  • Memories vs Hope
  • Sexuality
  • Israeli Independence Day
  • Star Wars
  • Moral Standard
  • Akivah ben Joseph
  • Is Islam “a religion of peace?”
  • Beyond Easter
  • Noah Webster & Elections
  • Purim
  • Faith
  • Risen
  • Washington's Inaugural Address
  • Purim
  • Passover & Easter
  • Elections
  • Stark's The Triumph of Faith
  • Trees
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Star Wars
  • AD
  • Advent 5
  • Advent 4
  • Herod tried to kill Christmas
  • Tis the season to be fictitious...
  • Advent 1
  • Paris
  • Anonymous Giving
  • Thanksgiving
  • The nature of God
  • Unmoved Mover
  • The Nature of God
  • A Celebration
  • Singing with our Mind
  • Birthday Reflections
  • THE PRINCIPLE OF PRESENCE
  • Adiaphora
  • Scopes Trial
  • Oklahoma and the Ten Commandments
  • Division of Theology and Government
  • The American and French Revolutions
  • The Existence of God
  • The First Pentecost
  • Pentecost
  • It confuses people when you get it wrong!
  • The Bible on TV
  • Passover & Pentecost
  • Jesus Appearing
  • Passover
  • The Mount of Olives
  • Was Jesus Tried?
  • Palm Sunday
  • Passover
  • Passion Week
  • Lent
  • Love
  • Losing Our Religion
  • Acts 2 Church
  • Searching for a Pastor
  • Times Past
  • Feasts of Light
  • The REAL Santa Clause
  • 1st Sunday of Advent
  • Elections
  • AMERICA- IMAGIN THE WORLD WITHOUT HER
  • Simchat Torah
  • Humpty Dumpty, Plato & America...?
  • ISUS
  • Jewish Calendar
  • Holidays of Israel
  • Augustine of Hippo
  • Heaven and Hell-- clarifying remarks
  • What Happens After We Die?
  • Ocean Grove Great Auditorium Organ
  • Navigating by Taillights (or "Why I Read Old Dead Guys")
  • Ocean Grove
  • Why Bad Things Happen to Good People
  • Suicide
  • Narnia
  • Why the Class Clown Desperately Needs Your Attention
  • Noah, the movie
  • Earning Grace
  • Believing Media Coverage about the Middle East
  • Religion shapes culture
  • July Fourth
  • Liberty Bell
  • The Gift of Grace
  • Marriage
  • There is really no such thing as a “Palestinian”
  • Outreach and Earthworms
  • Islam is squeezing out the Christians
  • Pentecost & Islam
  • Pentecost
  • Selfie-Esteem
  • The High School Brain
  • Additional Resources
  • Kids These Days
  • A Prayer for Moms
  • How the West Won
  • A thank you from our pit master, Jerry Ford
  • Why I'm Proctoring AP Exams
  • The Acts of the Apostles
  • Reading Joel on Earth Day
  • Good Friday
  • The Apostle John
  • Prayer for the Uncertain
  • Finishing Lent
  • Raising Lazarus
  • Death Be Not Proud
  • The Man Born Blind
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Walking on Water
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Accept No Substitutes
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Sundays in Lent
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying through Mark
  • Lent: Hiding Hallelujahs
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying Through Mark
  • Praying through Mark
  • Reading through Mark
  • A Challenge for Lent
  • Cana
  • Wedding Banquets
  • There's Power in a Name
  • Forgiveness: A Lesson from the Early Church
  • Miracles of Jesus
  • Valentine's Day
  • CANNIBALISM! (or "How I Learned to Stop Fearing and Love the Lord's Supper")
  • Prayers for India
  • Praying in Circles
  • Political Correctness
  • Dome of the Rock
  • Christmas Snakes
  • The Middle School Brain (a primer)
  • Grace: A Tale from an Airplane
  • Advent
  • These Kids Today
  • Come, let us conspire together?
  • The Hanukkah Menorah
  • Passover and a Full Moon
  • A Good Long Walk
  • Thanksgiving
  • I Thank My God
  • Why Do We Say "Amen"?
  • Reformation Sunday
  • Israel & the Physical Body
  • Columbus
  • A Day of Solidarity
  • Revelation, the Texas Sharpshooter, and an Odd Encounter in Walgreens
  • Monday Musings - Sacrifice and Gratitude
  • Is Being Christian in America Too Easy?
  • Celebrating the Servants
  • Coveting: The Grass Is Always Greener
  • Monday musings
  • Feast of Tabernacles
  • Proverbs 12 and Lying
  • Billy Graham
  • In Remembrance
  • Bombing Your Way to the White House?
  • Rosh HaShana
  • Monday musings (on Tuesday, this week)
  • Monday musings
  • On Violence
  • “THE LIFE OF MOHAMMAD”
  • Capital Punishment & the Bible
  • Redeeming Rap
  • Honor your parents?
  • Bible Study Resources
  • Perfect Religion?
  • Confessions of a Habitual Sabbath Breaker
  • Grace and Brokenness
  • The Pope
  • Further reflections on the Mission Statement
  • Through My Eyes...Student Life Camp
  • Student Life Reflection: Jim Neill
  • The Bible and Science
  • More thoughts on Jesus and the creation
  • a Jesus girl vs. the environment
  • Ezra
  • Love vs. Fear
  • How "Man of Steel" Gets Jesus Wrong
  • Canyon Walk
  • Reflections on the Mission Statement
  • In Conclusion
  • More than Advice
  • Welcoming and Inviting
  • The Ten Commandments
  • Darwinism
  • Why there is no one way to do outreach
  • Kids Learning to Kill
  • Taking Communion in Starbucks
  • A Call From Jerusalem
  • Remembering George Wallace
  • Can God be proved?
  • Israel & Iran
  • Why the Trinity matters: what you said!
  • Early Christianity
  • Thanks Mom and Dad
  • The Art of Grace
  • Many Gifts, One Spirit
  • The Book of Acts
  • Not Old-Fashioned Enough?
  • Pentecost
  • Unchristian
  • Hypocrisy and Health
  • Passing Judgment: the story of Moses the Black
  • The Bible as Social Media?
  • Yikes! I better brush up on my social media skills.
  • Islam
  • When you hear the word "Christian"...
  • Pentecost
  • Moral Condition of America
  • Culture Change
  • The Bible
  • Thank you, Dina!
  • Let's Be Obnoxious
  • Passover & Crucifixion
  • Passover and Resurrection Sunday
  • Learning from Thomas
  • Church Membership
  • Saint Patrick
  • Spring Revival
  • Esther
  • Early Church Fathers
  • What should we give up for Lent?
  • Dem Bones
  • Alone Time With God
  • Ground Hog Day
  • A Letter from Chris
  • Religion in the USA
  • Why We Say "Peace Be With You"
  • A Thank You
  • Worship
  • Well Balanced Worship
  • Holding on to Christmas
  • A Giant Web
  • Joan
  • Joseph & Mary
  • Jesus Early Life
  • Welcome to the Loft
  • Art & History
  • Making Disciples at Bayshore... How Are We Doing?
  • Newtown Shooting
  • The Cheetah Lady
  • Useless Facts About Dina
  • Useless Facts About Tammy
  • Useless Facts About Chris
  • Hanukkah
  • Songs of Peace & War
  • Gaza War
  • Storm 2
  • Storm
  • Romney
  • Obama
  • Ethics
  • Harbinger
  • Simchat Torah
  • Constantine
  • Yom Kippur
  • Repentance
  • Iran
  • Egypt
  • Church Growth
  • Preservation
  • Truth
  • Stark
  • Paterno
  • Worship
  • Apartheid
  • Bethlehem - Heritage
  • Palestinians
  • Persecution
  • Worship Names
  • Pentecost
  • Lesson in Galilee
  • James
  • Peter
  • Evidence
  • Organized Church
  • Teaching After Resurrection
  • Lent 8
  • Lent 7
  • Lent 6
  • Lent 5
  • Lent 4
  • Lent 3
  • Lent 2
  • 12/22/11 - "God, Up Close and Personal"
  • December 13, 2011 "Wait For It"
  • Nov. 28, 2011 - When Christmas Goes To The Ducks
  • Daddy, where are those tall buildings and why are they on fire?
  • 8/24/11 - Though the Earth Give Way
  • Home Sweet Home?
  • July 21, 2011 - Hold On Loosely
  • The Open Door
  • Our Own Worst Enemy
  • Sunday, May 15 - Superintendent William Husfelt - Blessed, Lucky, or Lucky to be Blessed
  • Sunday, May 22 - Darryl Williamson - Living Our Lives in God's House & Suffering to Save
  • April 10, 2011 - "Pinch Yourself!"
  • February 8, 2011 - "My Parting Shot"
  • February 1, 2011 - "The Best Marriage is a Compromise!"
  • January 27, 2011 - "Do You Know God's Will for Your Life?"
  • January 20, 2011 - "John 3:16"
  • January 6, 2011 - ?It?s Time to Take Inventory!?
  • December 30, 2010 - "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner...Jesus, and He's Bringing Judas!"
  • December 14, 2010 - ?Baptists Don?t Dance!?
  • December 8, 2010 - Did Jesus Have a Happy Birthday??
  • November 18, 2010 - The Ungrateful Shopper
  • November 7, 2010 - "Driving Toward the Goal Line?
  • Wednesday, November 3, 2010
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2010
  • Wednesday, October 20, 2010
  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010
  • Tuesday, October 5, 2010
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2010
  • Thursday, September 23, 2010
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
  • Tuesday, August 31, 2010
  • Monday, August 23, 2010
  • Tuesday, August 17, 2010
  • August 9, 2010
  • Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:10 pm
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2010 3:38 PM
  • Tuesday, July 06, 2010 4:48 PM
  • Monday, June 28, 2010