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For Dad

Dad Pic 2

Today has been an especially blue day. Lost a dear friend yesterday and it brought back a lot of raw emotions of mom and dad leaving us a couple months ago.  This post is a copy of the eulogy I

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For Mom


I’ve decided to add the eulogy I gave for my mom at her service November 10, 2016.  Mostly for my sake, to honor her.  But who knows…someone out there might want to read it and remember. To say that our

Posted in Family, Miscellany, My Story, PsMartyFreeman

Making Up Stories

Pastor Marty Freeman

It’s nobody’s fault. It’s how we are made. We make up stories. Everyday we make up stories. Why? Because we are creatures of reason. We can’t help it. Things need to make sense to us. We need to “fill in

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Embracing Change


2016 has been, and will continue to be, a year of shifting, transition and change. Change is never easy. Transitions can wobble the knees. But I cannot recount one great promotion or advancement the Lord has provided for me or

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Unoffendableness I didn’t make up the word “unoffendableness.” I first read the word in a staff meeting at Bethel Life Center many years ago. Our youth pastor asked if he could lead a team-building exercise. Each one of us were

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Don’t Push Send

Pushing Send

“Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.” Proverbs 10:19 (NLT) The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:14 (NKJV)   I watched with great humor as Coach Herm Edwards was offering

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Fasting That Lasts

My oldest son, Michael, is a guitar player.  He caught the bug playing Guitar Hero and soon decided he wanted to play the real thing.  However, if you know anything about Guitar Hero, some of the music that he was

Posted in Christianity, Family, Prayer/Fasting, Spiritual Pursuits

2014: A Year of Breakthrough

Well…I’m back! Back on the blogosphere. As Mark Twain said, “Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated.” (Always loved that quote). I took quite a hiatus as my life, ministry and, just about everything else took some very unexpected

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