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Philippians 4:13 – It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

April 9, 2018 0 Comments
Philippians 4:13 – It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

I am able to do all things through Christ who strengthens me. – Philippians 4:13 This has become one of the most misquoted Bible verses. It often finds its way into a sermon that is more of a motivational speech. Also, it is often used by those who are starting their own business or other […]

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Effective – My One Word for 2018

January 8, 2018 0 Comments
Effective – My One Word for 2018

I am not sure who started the one word craze but in 2015 my word was “Generous.” In 2016 it was “Focus.” I did not have one for 2017. I am not one to randomly pick a word the word has to come to me. Our associate Pastor was preaching on New Year’s Eve and […]

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The Prayers of Brother Andrew Part III

October 23, 2017 1 Comment
The Prayers of Brother Andrew Part III

This week I finish up the series on the Prayers of Brother Andrew. If you have not already, you can read part 1 and part 2 When people allow Jesus to completely change them, they become part of the biggest revolution on the face of the earth. – Brother Andrew Prayer 7 Keyword: Profile Action: […]

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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 2 Comments
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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