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Welcome to Pastor Brad’s Blog.  Pastor Brad typically writes about his thoughts stemming from his daily prayer time, which is guided by the book, A Guide to Prayer for Minister’ and Other Servants.  This is one of Pastor Brad’s recommended books.  If you’d like to get more information about this and other books Pastor Brad recommends, please click here.

Provoke to Love and Good Deeds?

Have you ever provoked someone? Has anyone ever provoked you? Do you think of provocation as a good thing or a bad thing? Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve tended to think of provocation as a bad thing. I even looked up the definition of the word “provoke” and found, “stimulate or incite (someone) to […]

Jesus the Trailblazer

Yesterday, in my sermon, I talked about the imagery of Jesus as pioneer (as found in Hebrews 2:10). And I suggested that maybe a better translation would be Jesus as trailblazer (a trailblazer being defined as “a person who makes a new track through wild country.”) Today, I am curious. Maybe you heard the sermon; […]

What A Morning!

What a morning! I woke up, talked to the kids some as they prepared for their first day of this new school year, and found myself feeling sick to my stomach. When I was finally feeling up to my first work tasks of the morning – I needed to go up to the hospital to […]

God’s Time

God’s time is not one of my favorite concepts. I’m a much bigger fan of my time – Brad’ time. And then, all week, I read from the psalmist: “Be still before the LORD, and wait patiently for him…” (Psalm 37:7). This waiting patiently for God in God’s time isn’t the easiest thing for me. […]