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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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Walt Disney – Master Visionary

April 27, 2020 0 Comments
Walt Disney – Master Visionary

Last week I posted the Jim Korkis quote below about Walt Disney’s ability of great vision. I thought I would dive a little deeper with a blog post. Vision is a key skill that needs to be crafted by anyone in leadership. Whether they are a leader in business, ministry, government or just their family, […]

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In Suffering – Stand in the Glory

April 6, 2020 0 Comments
In Suffering – Stand in the Glory

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed in us. – Romans 8:18 (CSB) We all experience struggles of life. Some of these rise to the level of being catastrophic. At times life just seems too hard. At the time […]

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04: Life of Faith in a Scary World

March 23, 2020 1 Comment
04: Life of Faith in a Scary World

At the time of this podcast recording our world has seemed to have gone made as we are greatly impacted by coronavirus / covid19 pandemic. In this episode I offer some of my thoughts on how Christians can respond. To be honest, virus or no virus this is a way of life we should always […]

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Cultivating Faithfulness in the Ordinary of Every Day

March 2, 2020 0 Comments
Cultivating Faithfulness in the Ordinary of Every Day

Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness – Psalm 37:3 (NASB) I assume that all of us have big dreams and visions for life. They might be dreams of staring your own business or planting a church. My wife Janice, and I have big dreams and visions for […]

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03: To Know God Better – Prayers of Paul part 2

February 27, 2020 0 Comments
03: To Know God Better – Prayers of Paul part 2

In this podcast episode we will continue with the series on the Prayers of Paul. We will take a deep dive look at Ephesians 1:17 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. […]

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