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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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Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible: A Review

June 29, 2020 0 Comments
Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible: A Review

I thought I would start reviewing some of my personal Bibles and why they have a place in my Bible Study Tool Box . In this first one, I review the CSB / Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible in Brown Genuine Leather by Holman Bible Publishers A Few Highlights from the Video […]

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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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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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Finding Greater Faith and Purpose for Life – A YouTube Introduction

February 24, 2020 0 Comments
Finding Greater Faith and  Purpose for Life – A YouTube Introduction

Well, I will never be accused of being an early adopter. I recently launched my podcast and I have decided to enter the world of YouTube. Just like my blog and podcast my primary goal is to encourage others to find greater faith in Jesus and live out their purpose for life. In my very […]

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Expansion – My One Word for 2020 – Part I

December 30, 2019 1 Comment
Expansion – My One Word for 2020 – Part I

I don’t have a “one word” every year but on the years that I do they seem to just show up. I don’t go through some exercise to think one up. They could be seeds planted by the Holy Spirit or they could be my imagination. What I do know is when they do show […]

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When Being a Servant Becomes Destructive

November 11, 2019 0 Comments
When Being a Servant Becomes Destructive

The greatest among you will be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. – Matthew 23:11-12 (CSB) At times it seems that God’s Kingdom operates backwards from our human logic. In order to be great we are called to serve. The Bible even calls us to lay […]

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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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