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Amen!

Amen!

Amen!

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Amen! David Platt - Why "Accepting Jesus In Your Heart" Is Superstitious & Unbiblical https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPhEEzjU8xQ&feature=youtu.be Get more discipleship resources at vergenetwork.org This was posted on Google+
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This is heartbreaking

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This is heartbreaking, when you consider the way he broke his vows around the same time as he was first performing this album. I'm not pretending to be familiar with all of the intimate details of this matter, but am surprised that an outspoken man like...Derek Webb - The VowMusic video by Derek Webb performing The Vow. (C) 2013 Fair Trade ServicesThis was posted on Google+
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I am a divorced man, now remarried.

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I am a divorced man, now remarried. There, I just said it out loud. Not really. But when you type something in a public setting, it's pretty much the same thing, right? The people who you are afraid to offend, the people who you want to have a good impression of you, are not always those in your vicinity any longer, but those connected to you online. I'm not so sure this is a good thing. That's not to say that we shouldn't make connections online. Of course we should! But the real connections that will have a lasting impact on each other are best done face to face. There are some who I have known for a decade through my blog who have influenced me for the better, but…
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Testing out a new plugin

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I found a plugin that will let me originate content on Google+ (or YouTube) and carry that content over to my home blog. (www.coffeeswirls.com). Google+ Crossposting Imports your public Google+ activities in your WordPress blog. I like this plugin! The hooks don't carry over an embedded YouTube video, but that's not the plugin's fault. I think I'll do my posting in the future from Google+, then make minor edits from WordPress. Now if I could completely sync the comments... This was posted on Google+
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My Contact Info on Social Media

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Ranked in order of awesomeness. My Google+ Profile My Google+ Page for CoffeeSwirls I'm working toward making this the new site for by blog, but Google+ isn't designed to be blogging software per se. At least not with the bells and whistles you'd expect from a blogging platform. My Church's Google+ Page, which I am humbled to be allowed to administer. Orcut? Never used it. Pinterest? It was a moment of weakness. Facebook? Don't get me started. If you really want to stalk me, I guess you can do it here. But my FB profile is full of stupid pictures and unanswered game requests. Twitter is dead to me.  
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Website Changes Coming Soon

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Note: This post is lengthy. I also think it is worth reading.  I'm the author, so take that with a grain of salt. So this blog never really got back up off the ground. After a cursory glance, you might assume that Doug has just fallen off the face of the earth. Or that he has forgotten how to write. Or that he has become antisocial. Or... well, you can fill in the blank. Truth be told, I'm writing as much as I ever have. No, that's a lie. I used to be on a frantic pace back in the day. I haven't, and I couldn't match that pace again. And therein lies my problem. If I can't bring CoffeeSwirls back to it's former glory, what's the point? I am…
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Defending our Pooping Areas

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I went for a walk today. On my way back, I passed a home that had a small fenced in area for their dog. It had to be just for the dog, because it was too small for any other use. So it was a small dog pooping area. As I walked by, the dog inside the fence let me know that that was his area and that the sidewalk I was on was taking me way to close to his pooping area and if I were to try to enter his territory, there would be serious repercussions. I crouched down at the fence and put my hand toward him so he could smell me. He sniffed and howled at me again. So I told him he was doing a…
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