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Journaling For Lent

February 15, 2021 1 Comment
Journaling For Lent

Journaling has been a great tool in my own spiritual growth. Lent as a preparation for Easter is a great time to make use of a journal to record our reflections as we focus on the problem of our sin and the depth of Jesus work on the cross. In this post, we will take […]

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The Way of The Cross

February 9, 2021 0 Comments
The Way of The Cross

Hanging on the wall in my home office is a crucifix. No, there is nothing magical or miraculous about it. It is just a bit of formed metal and plastic; however, it does play an important reminder in my life. It is a reminder that my life has been bought with an incredible great price; […]

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Present: My One Word for 2021

January 18, 2021 0 Comments
Present: My One Word for 2021

Several years ago I started the practice of having a single word that would help bring focus for the year. My one word for 2021 is, “Present.” I hope sharing my one word will help encourage you to live out a great 2021 Some of my past words have been Expansion (for 2020), others were […]

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New Year: New Blank Page – 2021

January 11, 2021 0 Comments
New Year: New Blank Page – 2021

As Christians we live for God’s glory and according to his will but that does not mean that we just sit back and let life happen. We should be proactive and intentional how we live each day. I am a collector of quotes and I ran across this a few years back by former Disney […]

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07: Don’t Just Make Annual Goals – Take Advantage of What you Already Have

December 21, 2020 0 Comments
07: Don’t Just Make Annual Goals – Take Advantage of What you Already Have

We are rapidly approaching a New Year so now is the perfect time to evaluate this past year as we make plans for a great New Year.  In this podcast episode I explore something a little different from your normal goal setting and vision casting. No doubt goal setting is important but in this episode […]

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Are We Sharing Hope or Fear and Confusion?

August 18, 2020 0 Comments
Are We Sharing Hope or Fear and Confusion?

“Jesus is an alternative to the dominant ways of the world, not a supplement to them” – Eugene Peterson I often wonder if I really know what it is like to live completely for Jesus. I have done multiple blog posts over the years where I talk about forsaking all to live for Jesus but […]

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Our Eternal Hope in Jesus

August 10, 2020 0 Comments
Our Eternal Hope in Jesus

Just a few weeks ago I had the honor to preside over a celebration of life for a very dear friend. These times always draws our attention to eternity. The main text I used for my homily was 2 Corinthians 5:1-9 (CSB). Our life here on this earth really is a vapor that passes quickly. […]

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When Worshiping God Comes First

July 20, 2020 0 Comments
When Worshiping God Comes First

“God is trying to call us back to that which He created us – to worship Him and enjoy him forever – A.W. Tozer If we look at God’s kingdom with our logic it seems backwards. The Bible tells us to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us. Live your life as […]

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06: Racism in America: A Message for the Church

June 17, 2020 0 Comments
06: Racism in America: A Message for the Church

2020 has turned out to be one chaotic year. It has been some 155 years since slavery was abolished but racism still haunts our nation. We have made great strides toward equality but we have not nearly gone far enough. The church must rise up in a stronger bolder way to battle against this great […]

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Simple acts of kindness – a story of everyday faith

May 11, 2020 0 Comments
Simple acts of kindness – a story of everyday faith

We pastors have a knack for making ministry complicated. We so often think in the terms of big programs and events. However, I often remind myself and remind the members of Life Church in Conyers Georgia that the most effective ministry often occurs as we live out routines of everyday. In this video I want […]

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