Life Stink?

Piled Garbage

You can still be content! There’s truly a serene beauty about contentment and it doesn’t have to be some elusive prize. Here’s what Paul says about it: 11 Not that I […]

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  • Piled Garbage

    Life Stink?

    You can still be content! There’s truly a serene beauty about contentment and it doesn’t have to be some elusive prize. Here’s what Paul says about it: 11 Not that I […]

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    Try Sharing Some Responsibility

    I’m taking one of Moses’ lessons to heart. Do you remember when Jethro showed up only to find Moses (his son-in-law) trying to do everything in Exodus 18? He was […]

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    Is it a Calling or Noble Desire?

    I’m certain that I’m not the only one who struggled in discerning between a noble desire and God’s call. While desires will fade with time, a calling never does. A […]

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    What’s Different about a “Growing” Church?

    There’s a lot of buzz about declining congregations these days. Here’s one example and another opinion piece. Maybe it’s because there are so many churches struggling to stay afloat. Did […]

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    Why Should I Give My Money?

    Generosity is the word. It is a lived habit of the Christ follower. What is generosity? It is the routine of giving without an expectation of something in return. People […]

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    On Disciples and Disciple-Making

    The topic is discipleship. I read Francis Chan’s book Multiply and it got me to thinking. Do we struggle with a practical definition of a disciple? What about the term […]

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    So, What About Forgiveness?

    I was reminded of the power of forgiveness the other day while sitting with friends. Unforgivenss is really a type of spiritual and emotional cancer. Why did I ever consider […]

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    This Sunday at Cool Spring – January 19th

    We’re continuing with part two of our Hostage Series in all of our services this weekend. The message this Sunday is about breaking free from a past that holds you […]

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    Some Thoughts on Tragedy for Fellow Ministers

    Pastoral care and self-care are seldom discussed topics in seminary or among peers. Because of the events of the past week, I thought I’d jot down a few things I […]

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    Regarding Tragedy

    Tragedy showed up in our community yesterday morning. I like many of you began Monday as any other day until that call. A young mom’s life is lost; our hearts […]

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