An Idea About Evangelism Training

Posted on March 11, 2017 | 0 comments

I went to a Friday night race in Daytona with my dad a couple weeks ago. We had a great time together experiencing the atmosphere and the sounds, smells, and power of the trucks on the track. As we entered the speedway grounds, there were three men at the entrance gate. One had a bullhorn […]

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Prepare to WIN in 2017

Posted on January 13, 2017 | 0 comments

At the end of every year, I take some time to look back at the previous year and look forward to the next. It is an exercise that is not uncommon and I use the time to evaluate and make a plan is several areas of my life. So, in the couple weeks after Christmas […]

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Remember to Make Room

Posted on December 20, 2016 | 1 comment

You have probably noticed that Christmas is hurtling towards us. I’m probably safe in assuming that you feel it coming in the level of your busyness and the feeling that there is “so much left to do.” Shopping needs to be finished. Parties need to be attended. Cooking needs to be done. All the while, […]

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Right In Front of You

Posted on November 15, 2016 | 1 comment

I will admit to you that for a long time I had a problem being present in my life. What I mean is that I was always looking to the next thing, feeling like I would be fully satisfied at the next milestone. For example, when I knew I wanted to pursue vocational ministry, my […]

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Seeing Jesus

Posted on October 25, 2016 | 10 comments

It is election season. From things I’ve read, if Jesus were alive today, He would support every political candidate. Or at least that is the case people make. There is a proliferation of bumper stickers saying that “Jesus is an environmentalist” or “Jesus is a capitalist” or some other such identification. Many churches teach their […]

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Why big things?

Posted on October 22, 2016 | 0 comments

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’ – Matthew 25:21 All of us have a desire for significance. It has been implanted within us by the God who created us. In our […]

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Thinking Good Thoughts

Posted on September 20, 2016 | 4 comments

Not too long ago, I was watching my daughter play in a volleyball tournament. Her team is fairly capable and manage to stay competitive in most matches. During their matches, I noticed an interesting phenomena that was true of all the teams I watched. There was a time when one bad shot led to another. […]

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How Are You Addressing Your Root?

Posted on August 30, 2016 | 0 comments

“‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it. – Luke 13:8 All of us tend to classify people into categories. Good or bad. Saved or lost. Successful or lazy. Jesus was talking to a group of people that had assumed they were better, or […]

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Are you keeping people out?

Posted on August 8, 2016 | 5 comments

In relationships, all of us have a part of our self that we attempt to protect. For some, the process of growing in relationship means addressing those walls and removing them. Choosing to trust and allow vulnerability. On the other hand, for others a wall seems a necessity and they work to build it up […]

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