Monthly Archives: November 2017

Church And Eye Makeup

This last Sunday I received the best words of encouragement. First, a new attender at Faith Community Church grabbed me during “Linger Longer” (our coffee and hang out time after worship) and said, “I just wanted you to know that … Continue reading

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Signs Of A Healthy Church

I’ve been following the posts of another small church pastor named Karl Vaters, who pastors a small church in SoCal. In a recent post he made this healthy observation: “If numbers aren’t the only way to tell if a church … Continue reading

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Apparently Thanksgiving actually started as a national holiday during America’s Civil War. Our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, presented great insight and guidance that is good to read again as we all celebrate with our family and friends. Here is part … Continue reading

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Thankful For My Church

I’m thankful for a ton of things this Thanksgiving week, and that includes the church where I serve. I love the authenticity of the people of Faith Community Church, and very much appreciate the way they treat me with such … Continue reading

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A Pastor Is A Person, Not A Commodity

The other day I sat in a circle with a bunch of my friends who happen to be pastor’s here in my city. We shared what was going on in our lives so that we could pray for each other, … Continue reading

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My Son Just Bought A Gun

My youngest son has had his eye on this gun for awhile. It’s the Rival XV – 700 and it actually does all that is advertised. My wife and I are not gun owners, but we were okay with our … Continue reading

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God Is Calling

“The place where God calls you is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep hunger.” – Frederick Beuchner

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