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Psalm 91 – A Different Perspective

March 16, 2020 0 Comments
Psalm 91 – A Different Perspective

During the chaos of the coronavirus many Christians have been praying Psalm 91. In this video we take a different look at Psalm 91 to see how more consistently we can find comfort from God’s Word The Word of God is powerful especially when it is mixed and mingled with the power of the Holy […]

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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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02: Grace and Peace – Prayers of Paul Part 1

February 13, 2020 0 Comments
02: Grace and Peace – Prayers of Paul Part 1

In the second episode of the Hanging Out with Pastor Jon Podcast, I begin a series exploring the Prayers of Paul. There are times when our prayers might be long; however, the Bible is full of very short but powerful prayers. We can find several of these in the writings of Paul Grace to you […]

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Expansion – My One Word for 2020 – Part II

January 13, 2020 1 Comment
Expansion – My One Word for 2020 – Part II

Right before the turn of the new decade I declared, “Expansion,” as my one word for 2020. In that post I mentioned I really did not have a lot of clarity for how Expansion will impact my year. In just the few days since then I have gained some clarity.  You can read part one […]

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Where Olives are Crushed

April 8, 2019 0 Comments
Where Olives are Crushed

The night Jesus was arrested he went with his disciples to a quiet place to pray. He had just celebrated Passover with his closest disciples and he had also washed their feet. This was an act of humbling service and care for them. His betrayer Judas slipped out into the darkness to complete the evil […]

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You Really Do Need Negative People in Your Life

July 30, 2018 1 Comment
You Really Do Need Negative People in Your Life

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves […]

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An Unexpected Blessing and Psalm 91

July 23, 2018 0 Comments
An Unexpected Blessing and Psalm 91

The one who lives under the protection of the Most High dwells in the shadow of the Almighty. – Psalm 91:1 CSB A few weeks ago I spent a Saturday morning with a couple friends (Marquis and Rob) doing a photo walk around the King Center and Auburn Avenue in downtown Atlanta. Since I have […]

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Discipline of Prayer

July 9, 2018 0 Comments
Discipline of Prayer

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I have to admit I am one of the least disciplined people you would ever meet. Over the past couple of years I have been working on creating a […]

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When Patriotism Becomes and Idol

July 2, 2018 1 Comment
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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Will You Hold My Hand?

January 15, 2018 3 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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