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Prayers of Brother Andrew Part II

October 16, 2017 1 Comment
Prayers of Brother Andrew Part II

Last week I started a short series on the daily ten prayer points of Brother Andrew aka God’s Smuggler. You can read the intro and the first two prayer points here We are responsible for the spiritual state in which we live – Brother Andrew Prayer 3 Keyword: Prayer Action: Become persistent in prayer. Daily […]

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Prayers of Brother Andrew Part I

October 9, 2017 1 Comment
Prayers of Brother Andrew Part I

I have to admit that I have always struggled with having a consistent disciplined prayer life. Yes I am a Pastor but my life is as a disciple of Christ is a work in progress. I guess until Jesus returns I always will be. Over the past several years I have found myself keying on […]

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Nothing Between Us and Christ

September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Nothing Between Us and Christ

The Life of discipleship can only be maintained so long as nothing is allowed to come between Christ and ourselves – neither the law, nor personal piety, nor even the world. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer For too long we have believed we can just throw up a quick sinners prayer, attend church if and when we […]

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Advent of Christ our King

November 28, 2016 3 Comments
Advent of Christ our King

This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills, and all nations will stream to it. Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us go […]

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Are you Expecting Average?

November 7, 2016 2 Comments
Are you Expecting Average?

“Average people become that way because they change their expectations. They expect to be average, and sadly they are okay with being average. Average is pretty safe….” – Andy Traub I am not sure when it happens. We most often start life seeing every new day as a grand adventure. Around every corner lies something […]

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Fragile Clay Jars

October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Fragile Clay Jars

We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. – 2 Corinthians 4:7 (NLT) It is true that Jesus really does not need our help but throughout the Bible […]

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A Christian Nation – Not the President’s Job

August 8, 2016 2 Comments
A Christian Nation – Not the President’s Job

At this moment we are in one of the most contentious presidential elections in the history of the United States. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two polarizing figures, have risen to become the primary choices to be our next President. Those on the right and the left feel the very life of our great nation […]

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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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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 1 Comment
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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