Raising Hope, Out of Hopelessness.

on March 24, 2016 Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Hopelessness is a terrible place to find yourself. It arises out of a sense of desperation that is so great that emotionally someone just gives in, or worse, gives up. Often it is from those times of absolute despair and hopelessness that God works His greatest miracles in our lives. Martin Luther said, “God made […]

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What Color of Glasses do You Wear?

on February 25, 2016 Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Most of us have likely heard the expression, “Looking at everything through ‘rose colored glasses.” It suggests seeing things with an exaggerated sense of a positive attitude that may ignore the ultimate reality of a situation. All of us see our world through a set of lens that have been shaped by our culture, our […]

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The Most Excellent Way to Follow

on February 23, 2016 Discipleship, Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

Let’s talk about the most excellent way to lead follow. I saw Perry Noble’s newly released book, The Most Excellent Way to Lead stacked on the table outside the worship center this past Sunday. Let me quickly confess that I have not read the book, nor even opened the front cover. So absolutely nothing I […]

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Are you a Motel 6? We’ll leave the light on . . .

on February 22, 2016 Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Hospitality may well be a key missing ingredient in Western Christianity. A famous motel commercial says, “We’ll leave the lights on for you.” Jesus said, “You are the light of the world.” So, is your light on? The Bible says, “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” […]

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Is Bitterness Keeping You from Your Betterness?

on January 18, 2016 Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

Bitterness can ruin your life and steal all of your joy. Have you ever been hurt and had a hard time getting past it? Who hasn’t? Don’t Let Bitterness Steal Your Betterness. In church yesterday, the speaker mentioned one of his children loving a song from the movie Frozen, and the words “Let it Go.” […]

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