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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

ACTIONS THAT I SHOULD HAVE LEARNED



  1. A relationship is more important than a check
  2. Forgiveness is the #1 thing been most like Jesus
  3. The only good thing about us is Jesus
  4. Christ gathered unto Himself the OUTCASTED.
  5. Sin destroys sensitivity. Destroy your sense to the power of the conviction of God.
  6. We do not do well in excess.
  7. He is all that He should be, but none in excess. Not one thing dominant.
  8. We need to do well, without letting it hurt or life to excess
  9. Living in Excess: Limits You. Label’s You. Lead You. Loads You Down.
  10. Learn to divorce lessen your emotion from your life work.
  11. DARE TO LIVE WITH PURPOSE.
  12. AIM AT WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS THE PURPOSE OF GOD AND HEAD THAT WAY WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT
  13. WITHOUT PURPOSE YOU DRIFT
  14. SET YOUR SAIL IN A NOBLE DIRECTION.
  15. Security: equals TRUST
  16. DISCIPLINE: EQUALS NO FEAR
  17. The church is determined by its concern not by its size
  18. There will always be a time when you will put yourself in position where you will have to restrain yourself
  19. Don’t your senses control your actions?
  20. Self-control is the root of all VIRTRUE
  21. You have never become a man until, you have master the art of restrained.
  22. Restrained looks to a great appetite
  23. Key to Success. Others.
  24. Losing your grip on leadership: People seeing your nakedness.
  25. Your first start to quitting is to start being critical of others, and things.