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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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Come and See What God Has Done!

December 25, 2016 0 Comments
Come and See What God Has Done!

Merry Christmas! What a wonderful holiday for us to remember the birth of our savior. Come and See What God has Done! It is incredible to think that God himself, the creator of heaven and earth, stepped away from his throne and clothed himself with human flesh. He would grow within his mother’s womb for […]

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Advent of Christ – Week 4

December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Advent of Christ – Week 4

Advent Week 1, Week 2, Week 3 I don’t have much to add for the fourth week of Advent so I thought I would simply share the verses below from the very end of the Bible. Many think that since it has been so long Christ will not return. It was 4000 years between Adam […]

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Advent of Christ – Week 3

December 12, 2016 1 Comment
Advent of Christ – Week 3

Week 1, Week 2 As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him. Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low. The crooked roads shall become straight, […]

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Advent of Christ – Week 2

December 5, 2016 1 Comment
Advent of Christ – Week 2

Advent of Christ – Week 1  “See, I will send the prophet Elijah to you before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with […]

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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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Happy Reformation Day!

October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Happy Reformation Day!

October 31st, is not just about Halloween. On this day in 1517, the Augustinian Monk, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany.  Luther was not trying to make a bold rebellious act. Nailing documents to the church door was a common way to start debate. However, someone […]

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To Know God Better

October 24, 2016 0 Comments
To Know God Better

I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. – Ephesians 1:17 (NIV) I have written before on the Prayers’ of Paul. The bulk of his letters are him praying for the churches. His […]

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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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