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When Patriotism Becomes and Idol

July 2, 2018 0 Comments
When Patriotism Becomes and Idol

On the Fourth of July we celebrate the birth of the United States of America. Many families will spend the day at the lake or beach grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. We are far from perfect and there are dark spots on our past and even our present but I still believe we are one […]

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Manhood: A Father’s Impact

April 23, 2018 0 Comments
Manhood: A Father’s Impact

Almost 24% of kids in the U.S. grow up without a father and many more have grown up with an unhealthy father child relationship. A few days ago I started the Wild Life devotional / Bible reading plan on the YouVersion app (available for Apple and Android or Bible.com on the computer). The plan covers the […]

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Holy Week: a Time to Remember – Reflect & Celebrate

March 26, 2018 0 Comments
Holy Week: a Time to Remember – Reflect & Celebrate

The next day [John the Baptist] saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! – John 1:29  Holy Week begins each year on Palm Sunday where we celebrate Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem and concludes the following Sunday, Easter Sunday, where we celebrate […]

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Will You Hold My Hand?

January 15, 2018 2 Comments
Will You Hold My Hand?

Back in August I wrote a blog post on living a life of grace and mercy where I talk about meeting a homeless man, Eric. Now I want to take a moment to tell you about meeting Chip back in October. Once again I was taking my lunch break to explore the city streets of […]

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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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Hello 2018 – Deserve Victory!

January 1, 2018 0 Comments
Hello 2018 – Deserve Victory!

Happy New Year! About the only true absolute in this world is time always marches on. I am thankful to welcome in another year. Don’t worry I am not going to tell you how important it is to set yearly goals or give you the magic plan that will assure all your resolutions come true. […]

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What is your LifeView?

December 4, 2017 0 Comments
What is your LifeView?

Many people like to talk about their worldview but one’s lifeview is more focused and has a greater impact on our everyday life. It is a bit of a cliché to ask if you view life as half full or half empty but the old adage explains how you approach your life. When you woke […]

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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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