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Said Qui-gon To Anakin …

Yesterday, at 3:30pm – I got a disturbing call from my wife, Kim:  “Honey, there’s water coming through the basement ceiling tiles!”  Seriously?  I had my day planned and my evening dedicated to other non-crisis type, sort of relaxing, “I need some alone time” type stuff.  And now THIS?  8 hours later and 2 trips...

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I’m Concerned

As a pastor attempting to do the work of the ministry in the world today, there are a lot of things that concern me. Some of these concerns are stronger than others. Some keep me awake at night. Some force me to my knees in prayer. Some concerns that I at one time thought were...

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Jesus’ Prayer List

In Luke 22, they don’t know it, but the disciples are with Jesus for a final meal.  In less than 24 hours, Jesus will be dead and their world rocked to the core.  Jesus knew that in a few hours, Peter would deny knowing Him – not just once, but 3 times!  Then, he said...

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Maximize

I just recently finished reading a book entitled Maximize, which was written to help pastors and church leaders deal with the taboo subject of money within the church. It was a very challenging read for me personally, as within the first few pages I came across the following quote, “It is impossible to become a fully developed...