secrets cartoonIt is really hard to keep a secret. I mean, if you know something that most other people don’t know, then you have this urge to tell someone what you know. It’s impossible to keep a juicy secret Continue Reading…

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1.  Three.

Start your day by writing down the three most critical things you need to do TODAY. Write them on a piece a paper or post it note and put it on your desk or computer screen. Focus on Continue Reading…

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We have a budget. We are mildly successful at living by the budget. It’s hard, not because we don’t make enough money but because we simply spend too much.  Our tithe is literally at the top of our budget spreadsheet. However, we were not giving the budgeted amount. Not because we didn’t want to or couldn’t, but we were FORGETTING.

I’m not sure about you, but Sunday mornings are pretty hectic and I was always Continue Reading…

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1. Pontoon Party!water-fight

Rent a pontoon boat from Woodlake or Brandermill, get out on the water and enjoy a relaxing evening on the lake. If you are not a resident of either then find Continue Reading…

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Don’t leave a ginormous hole in your Bible Study! In this video I help you understand what exactly a Gospel Centered Bible study looks like. Too often we look at the Bible, find the Biblical truth and then head straight towards application. Watch this video and find out why that can be a problem.

 

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In this quick four minute video Brian Fletcher helps give encouragement to those who are feeling exhausted. How? Only through the power of the gospel of Jesus. But what about my friends and neighbors? I think they are just as exhausted as I am? What if…

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I was working out on an elliptical machine at the YMCA the other day and was cut to the heart by a verse I had read. Luke 18:9 Jesus tells a parable “to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt.” I began to be convicted of my attitude of contempt toward other people. I often find myself looking around at the things people do, cowell-contemptthe way they dress or act and hold them in contempt. Meaning, I basically think I’m better than they are because I don’t do those things.

This movement of the Holy Spirit in me pushed me to Continue Reading…

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Discipleship is not about following a program, it’s about following a person. In 4 simple words we can get started on the path of becoming disciples and making disciples. Check out the video below or read about it here. Continue Reading…

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I love food.  Well, most food (I’m not a big fan of Indian cuisine). I find that food satisfies me. I delight in a good meal. I use it to reward meat loafmyself after I’ve worked hard, I use it to comfort myself when I’m depressed. Food is one of my idols. So, when I read this summary of Psalm 37:3-4 this morning I was intrigued.

“May I trust in the Lord and do good; may I dwell in the land and feed on Your faithfulness. When I delight myself in the Lord, You will give me the desires of my heart.”

This idea of “feeding on the faithfulness of God” gave me pause to ask myself, “Do I realize Continue Reading…

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