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The Call to Worship

Their idols are silver and gold, The work of men’s hands… Those who make them are like them; So is everyone who trusts in them. Psalm 115:4,8 Corporate worship is designed to embed your story in the larger story of redemption, so you’ll … Continue reading

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When Your Pastor Lets You Down

I stand 6’4” and weigh over two hundred pounds but felt physically insignificant standing next to David.  He weighed north of four hundred pounds and was one of my first baptisms in my first church—almost three decades ago.  When we … Continue reading

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No Perfect People Allowed

 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost…  ~ Jesus One of the striking things about Jesus is that He didn’t work real hard … Continue reading

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The Last Meal

“With fervent desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I say to you, I will no longer eat of it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”  Luke 22:15-16 And in … Continue reading

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The Best Priorities

Being the new pastor at a church is exciting and frightening at the same time. It is exciting because I have all kinds of ideas, dreams, and hopes for the future of this little mountain church. I want to grow … Continue reading

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Restoration Church(es)

Behind many of the front doors of the nice homes in our community are broken, torn and hurting people.  Many of them are so busy pursuing the American Dream that they are too pre-occupied to notice that they are not … Continue reading

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