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Praying with Paul – A Book Review

July 20, 2016 0 Comments
Praying with Paul – A Book Review

Prayer is one of the most powerful spiritual disciplines we can practice. It is hard to imagine that we serve a holy and righteous God who not only allows us to pray but actually calls us to pray. We have the ability to dialogue with our Heavenly Father and do so with confidence (Hebrews 4:16). […]

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Cultivating Leadership

July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Cultivating Leadership

Titles and Position will only carry your leadership so far. People often follow those with titles because they have too. In reality they are driven or pushed forward not lead. True leadership is when people follow out of their own free will. This type of leadership does not just happen; it will require hard work […]

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Racism – A Call for a Bold Response

July 11, 2016 0 Comments
Racism – A Call for a Bold Response

This past week our nation has faced the bloody effects of the racial tension that continues to tear our great nation apart. It is easy to try and find someone to blame but the reality is that seven people have lost their lives. No longer can they go home to their kids. No longer can […]

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To Lead A Revolt

July 4, 2016 0 Comments
To Lead A Revolt

240 Years Ago on July 4th, 1776 the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. In August of that same year 56 men aged 26 – 70 put their lives on the line and signed the document. John Hancock made sure King George would not need his spectacles to read his signature. “When in the […]

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A Prayer for Orlando

June 14, 2016 2 Comments
A Prayer for Orlando

As we all know early on Sunday Morning Omar Mateen entered the Pulse Gay Nightclub killing 49 and injuring another 50+. This horrible act of terror marks its self as the deadliest mass shooting in US History. For the past two days I have been praying for Orlando and all those involved: Heavenly Father I […]

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Christians are not Called to Protest

June 6, 2016 3 Comments
Christians are not Called to Protest

Here in the U.S. we find law after law being passed that are affronts to God’s Word. Many local communities try to curb the growth of churches through zoning laws. The news reports run rampant about Pastors who fall way short of living out their calling but they never report the positive impact many churches […]

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The Anonymous Leader

June 2, 2016 0 Comments
The Anonymous Leader

Ralph Mayhew describes his latest book, The Anonymous Leader: An Unambitious Pursuit of Influence, as being, “… about fading away and becoming nothing so Jesus Christ can become everything through your life and leadership.”  I agree that this short quote describes his book well. Mayhew’s book stands out in stark contrast against all the books […]

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Salt of the Earth

May 31, 2016 1 Comment
Salt of the Earth

 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. – Matthew 5:13 In the time period of the Old Testament, salt was a precious commodity for life in […]

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Counting the Cost of Faith

April 18, 2016 5 Comments
Counting the Cost of Faith

Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them,  “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after […]

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Grace and Peace from God our Father

March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Grace and Peace from God our Father

In 2014 I preached a two part series on the prayers of Paul. I don’t know if I preached it well but it was one of those sermons which had a major impact on my own life and how I pray. If you look at Paul’s letters, you will find that he followed closely to […]

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