Monthly Archives: February 2011

If You Smell….

Ok, confession time. I grew up as a teenager in the 80′s.  This was at the infancy of the pay-per-view event.  I can remember going to friends houses and watching Mike Tyson’s championship fights (all 30+ seconds of most of them).  I wasn’t a big boxing fan but it was still a good time. I [...]

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Living The Branch Life

Two weeks ago I began a Thursday morning study with four other guys that has already been challenging me in ways I’m not sure I’ve been challenged before – and I am loving it. We are currently working through John 15 one verse at a time.  Now, I’ve done Bible studies before but never to [...]

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This Is How You Grow A Church?

I was left almost speechless after watching the below video.  I have some thoughts that I’ve shared before (click here for a previous post on this subject) and I’ll share more after the video.  Take a look: It truly saddens me that the Methodist church is producing this video.  What I hear when I watch this is the [...]

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Giving a Double Portion

I’m currently reading through 1 Samuel in my yearly reading plan (which was supposed to end in January).  The opening of 1 Samuel struck a chord with me.  It reads: 1 There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphitet from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son [...]

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A Call to Get Un.

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Dare2Share Un.Tour in Columbus with the youth group from Freshwater as a leader.  This is my second opportunity to attend a Dare2Share conference and each time I left the events thanking God for the passion, heart and love that Greg Stier and the team at [...]

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Feeding and Caring for Lambs and Sheep

As I was reading through the book of John today I reached chapter 21. Now, I’ve read this passage plenty of times before but the great thing about re-reading the Bible is that there are many times when God draws you to something new. Here’s what I read, starting in verse 15: When they had [...]

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