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Something happened

One thing is for sure, there is evidence that something happened last night. This has bear written all over it. Continue reading

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Turning a “have to” into a “get to”

We tend to look at what is required to be a follower of Jesus. If we instead look at things these things as things we “get to” do in Jesus’ name, it changes things. Continue reading

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Pastor Appreciation Month

the measure of a pastor’s ministry is not measured by how many people are stuffed in the building, but instead by how Christlike the people in the building are Continue reading

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Everything Happens for a Reason? Or The cost of freedom

I was talking with someone the other day and the person said, “I’m sure you do, but do you think everything happens for a reason?”  I said that I believe God has the ability to prevent anything, but because of … Continue reading

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What if everyone in the church was like you?

Yesterday my wife Diane took some time in worship to share about Operation Christmas Child.  OCC is a project of Samaritan’s Purse.  Shoeboxes are filled with gifts by local churches and sent to warehouses throughout the United States.  In these … Continue reading

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Being “All In” is Different for each of us

Diane and I will be celebrating our 29th anniversary in a few weeks. I think of a certain song all the time when I think about our marriage.  It’s a Brad Paisley song about how much he loved a girl … Continue reading

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Changed lives to change lives

Pastors are no different than anyone else.  Sometimes we all get discouraged.  God encourages me in various ways.  I hope you can see how He encourages you in different ways at different times when you need encouraging. One of the … Continue reading

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