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Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat?

August 14, 2017 0 Comments
Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat?

Curiosity is not allergic to failure. Curiosity drives you to the haunted house because the thrills lie in what we don’t expect, not in what’s safe. – Seth Godin Are you curious? When is the last time you explored something new? When is the last time you read a book about a topic you have […]

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Are You Content with Bread from Heaven?

August 7, 2017 0 Comments
Are You Content with Bread from Heaven?

Jesus answered, “Truly I tell you, you are looking for me not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.” – John 6:26 (CSB) The day before Jesus had turned a small boy’s lunch into enough food to feed over 5000 people. The people that stood before him now […]

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Have We Lost the Pioneer Spirit?

July 5, 2017 2 Comments
Have We Lost the Pioneer Spirit?

Yesterday the United States of America celebrated our 241st birthday.  As s self-proclaimed history nerd (I know a little about a lot) it is a day I always enjoy not just as an American but I enjoy the history behind the day. By choice I had no exciting plans other than to spend a lazy […]

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He Must Increase

April 24, 2017 3 Comments
He Must Increase

John the Baptist a cousin of Jesus was called to be Jesus’ forerunner. His ministry was specifically to prepare the hearts of the people to receive the ministry of Jesus. John knew that once Jesus ministry began to grow his would begin to decrease. He must increase, but I must decrease. – John 3:30 John […]

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Love and Pray for our Enemies – Yes Even ISIS

April 10, 2017 0 Comments
Love and Pray for our Enemies – Yes Even ISIS

Yesterday churches around the world celebrated Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week (Matthew 21:1-11). This is the week we remember the full purpose of why Jesus came to earth as a man. Sent by his father he came to give his very life to remove the sin of those who would believe so they […]

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Live your life Proactive And Intentional

March 13, 2017 2 Comments
Live your life Proactive And Intentional

Proactive and Intentional are two of my favorite words. I often wonder why they are my favorite since I am prone to be anything but proactive and intentional. Proactive, to act or intervene on the front end.   Intentional, done with purpose or reason. I often talk about how fleeting life is. It moves forward […]

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Don’t Pigeonhole Those You Lead

March 6, 2017 0 Comments
Don’t Pigeonhole Those You Lead

“… of the most important lessons I learned about leadership from Walt Disney; don’t pigeonhole anybody! You never know what talented  people can do if you give them a chance – if you are willing to take a chance.” – Marty Sklar Granted not too many people know what a pigeonhole is these days so […]

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My Great Reads from 2016

February 6, 2017 0 Comments
My Great Reads from 2016

At the start of 2016 I had a great plan to read more books than I have before in one year. It is true leaders are readers. However, being a bi-vocational pastor it is tough to find long blocks of time read and I have a bad habit of reading more than one book at […]

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A Presidential Prayer

January 23, 2017 0 Comments
A Presidential Prayer

This past Friday the 45th President of the United States took the oath of office. For 228 years we have set the standard of how to transition from one President to the next. Sure, in our past there have been protests and the bloody struggle of our Civil War; however, we have set the bar […]

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2017 – Your Blank Page

January 2, 2017 2 Comments
2017 – Your Blank Page

 “Life is like a blank sheet of paper. You never know what it can be until you put something on it. So Dream It! Do it!… What are you waiting for?” – Marty Sklar Well another year has come and gone. How was 2016 for you? For me? It was pretty good year. Nothing overly […]

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