Monthly Archives: April 2012

Christians Are All a Bunch of Idiots

Why are we gathered to hear a couple of idiots?  That had to be the question on the minds of Annas, Caiaphas, Jonathan, and Alexander.  According to Acts these four men were members of the high priestly family.  We know … Continue reading

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Weekly Introduction to the Revised Common Lectionary Readings (Easter 4b)

Acts 4:5-12 This week the lectionary continues its narratives from the book of Acts (in lieu of a Hebrew Bible lection) that teach us about what it means to live in a post resurrection world. The narrative begins with the … Continue reading

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Memorial Sermon (Exodus Bay Shore Reunion)

**On April 20-22nd over sixty members of the Exodus Bay Shore missionary team that established the West Islip Church of Christ in 1963 met at the Hilton Homewood Suites on the outskirts of the Dallas Forth Worth Airport for a … Continue reading

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The First Annual HTI Surgical Instrument Wrapping Competition

Friends, As you know last week Steve, Adam and I were in Guatemala washing and sterilizing surgical instrument sets for Health Talents International.  The drill went like this: (1) receive a blood soaked set of surgical instruments from the surgical … Continue reading

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Guatever! (Cotter and Pettengill Day 6)

Adam and Jesse’s Thursday exercise routine: 8 laps around the compound (two miles), 100 pushups (60 regular, 40 tricep pushups), 20 leg lifts, 40 wishbone crunches, 40 side crunches (twenty each side).  We just found out that Atlas is getting … Continue reading

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Guatever! (Cotter and Pettengill Day 5)

Disclaimer:  Adam, Steve, and Jesse get along really well.  We love each other with the love of the Lord.  We share a common Spirit.  In a post-apocalyptic world we would share the last food ration equally.  However, our ability to … Continue reading

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Guatever! (Cotter and Pettengill Day 4)

Adam and Jesse’s Tuesday exercise routine: 8 laps around the compound (two miles), 90 pushups, 40 leg elevated crunches, 40 ab chairs, 100 ankle slaps. Folks want our autographs. They think we are in the Olympics. Breakfast: Hot pancakes with … Continue reading

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