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Lord of the Storm

A windstorm swept down on the lake, and the boat was filling with water, and they were in danger. They went to him and woke him up, shouting, “Master, Master, we are perishing!” And he woke up and rebuked the wind … Continue reading

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The Gentle Healer

Forrest Gump is the life story of a physically and mentally challenged man (Tom Hanks), who accomplishes the incredible with his simple reasoning and persistence. In one scene, Forrest and his childhood friend Jenny are walking down an old gravel … Continue reading

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How Big is Your God?

Parents often ask their young children a very important question.  Grandparents ask it too.  “How big are you?  Soooo big!” I’m deeply convinced that the way we live is a consequence of the size of our God and the problem … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon

After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came … 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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Distant Trumpet

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord   and of his Messiah and he will reign forever and ever.” Rev 11:15 Did you … Continue reading

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No Worries, Man

Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life. ~ Jesus I saw a bumper sticker one time that said, “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” When I saw that I wondered, “Would … Continue reading

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Monsters and Mangers

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.                                                         … Continue reading

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What is Soul Care Really?

Soul Care is an exciting adventure in our spiritual lives bearing tremendous fruit, countering the perspective some have that more important missions are before us. I am witnessing in my own life and many who come here how significant this … Continue reading

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Kneeling to Love

He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.  John 13:5 Our culture is obsessed with upgrading. How many of us work hard to … Continue reading

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