Ray Haynes

Of Swords and Worms – What’s Eating You?

If you’re reading this, you survived 2020. And yes, of course you get a t-shirt. Sadly, the t-shirt sizes were determined at the beginning of the year, so if you’re…

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Elul 2020 – Newsletter (Longer Blog Version)

Nearly thirty years ago, after Kelly and I had been dating for quite a while, I proposed to her in early February and we began trying to choose a wedding…

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Two Left Feet and a Mule

“Life is pitiful, death so familiar, suffering and pain so common, yet I would not be anywhere else.” Gladys Aylward She was born in north London in 1902 to a…

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The Protest of Cain

Has there ever been a year like 2020? I see memes quite often wishing for a do over. How great would it be to find a store and take this…

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A 500 Foot Lie

A 500 Foot Lie by Ray Haynes Take a trip to Wichita Falls, Texas and you could see the “World’s Littlest Skyscraper.” It’s a 40-foot-tall brick oddity that brings to…

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Too Blind To See

Have you ever wanted to walk where Jesus walked? Fifteen years ago, in southeast Jerusalem a sewage pipe burst in the middle of a neighborhood. A crew of construction workers…

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Raise Up The Foundations

What can we expect in 2018? The Biblical New Year begins each Fall on Rosh Hashanah, which fell on September 20th, so we already have a sense of the type…

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2017 Newsletter December

A Worm at the Gate of Mercy   So speak and so do as those who will be judged by the law of liberty. For judgment is without mercy to the…

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2017 Newsletter November

The Gate of Thanksgiving  As we have begun the biblical year of 5778, I would like to begin looking at some of the gates or issues the year ahead may…

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The King Is In The Field

Genesis 1:14 And God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days…