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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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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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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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Praying with Paul – A Book Review

July 20, 2016 1 Comment
Praying with Paul – A Book Review

Prayer is one of the most powerful spiritual disciplines we can practice. It is hard to imagine that we serve a holy and righteous God who not only allows us to pray but actually calls us to pray. We have the ability to dialogue with our Heavenly Father and do so with confidence (Hebrews 4:16). […]

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A Prayer for Orlando

June 14, 2016 2 Comments
A Prayer for Orlando

As we all know early on Sunday Morning Omar Mateen entered the Pulse Gay Nightclub killing 49 and injuring another 50+. This horrible act of terror marks its self as the deadliest mass shooting in US History. For the past two days I have been praying for Orlando and all those involved: Heavenly Father I […]

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Grace and Peace from God our Father

March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Grace and Peace from God our Father

In 2014 I preached a two part series on the prayers of Paul. I don’t know if I preached it well but it was one of those sermons which had a major impact on my own life and how I pray. If you look at Paul’s letters, you will find that he followed closely to […]

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When Prayer and Fire Mix

January 29, 2016 0 Comments
When Prayer and Fire Mix

As you can tell from the vast majority of my blog posts I am a Pastor. That does not make my special; God has just called me to help a community walk out their faith in Jesus. I have thought for a while now I would start sharing a few of my Sunday sermons. I […]

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Praying for Your Calling

April 20, 2015 2 Comments
Praying for Your Calling

It seems to be a deep part of us to live a life of meaning, a life of purpose. At times our calling seems to be an elusive treasure that requires great effort to discover. I know for much of my life I searched and hunted for it myself. It was a constant prayer that […]

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