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Christian Leaders

Tom Guerry and Mitch Carnell at French Huguenot Church

Mitch, Carol and Dr. Martin Marty at FBC

“Remember your leaders Carol Carnellwho spoke God’s word to you. Imitate their faith as you consider the way their lives turned out.” (Hebrews 13: 7 (CEB)

When I was eleven years old our pastor gathered a group of us preteens together every Saturday morning for two or three weeks to talk to us about making our public profession of faith. I have always had many questions. Most adults did not want to deal with them. Preacher Gowan was different. “Mitch,” he said. “God created all of you. That includes your brain. God did not expect you to turn off your brain when you come to church.” I did not realize it at the time for I was much too young, but what a gift he gave me.  He was giving me permission to grow as a Christian. He was encouraging me to eat solid food.

Sixty-five years later Dr. Cynthia Campbell, President of the Presbyterian Seminary in Chicago, expressed the same though a bit more eloquently. “There is no place you can go that God isn’t already there. There is no question you can ask that God hasn’t already answered.” Her message was urging us to grow in our faith. I am blessed by the Christian leaders God has brought into my life to show me the way, to encourage me, to comfort me, to challenge me.

Prayer:

Thank you God for the saints you bring into my life to guide me and to strengthen my walk with you. May I be that encouraging to others. Amen.

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Fifty-Two Keys for Living, Loving and Working

Stay fit

Physical well being is a key factor for successful living, loving and working. Get enough rest. Eat the right foods in the right portions. Exercise regularly. No smoking. Be careful with alcohol. Take care of your body and your health and they will serve you well. Exercise your brain. Staying fit begins in the brain.

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Stay Fit – Key 26

Stay fit

            Physical well being is a key factor for successful living, loving and working. Get enough rest. Eat the right foods in the right portions. Exercise regularly. No smoking. Be careful with alcohol. Take care of your body and your health and they will serve you well. Exercise your brain. Staying fit begins in the brain.

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