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Church Growth

Today I find myself asking, how does a church grow? It’s going to be the focus of this weekend’s guest speaker, Duke Matlock, at Warwick Assembly of God in Hampton, Va and I’m very excited! I do know the answer: a church grows organically. Disciples making disciples. We look for the opportunity to live Jesus […]

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When God Is Central in Our Hearts and Minds

You know that God reigns. No one has to convince you that by His almighty word He created the heavens, the earth, the seas, and all that is within them. You know that His plan for His creation is absolute; nothing nor no one can thwart what God has done, is doing, and is yet […]

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Discipleship Growth

I recently took a class with the Potomac School of Ministry that taught principles for interpreting Scripture. The course, based on this writing by Howard and William Hendricks, brought great depth of insight to my approach to Bible study. How timely too! This year I desire to go deeper with the Lord, and He is […]

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One

Jesus prayed for us who would choose to become His disciples in the millennia following His death and resurrection! Wow! He prayed for you and for me… Do you know what He prayed? “… that all of them may be one, Father, just as You are in Me and I am in You. May they […]

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Give Yourself Fully to It

How are you doing in your pursuit of wisdom? Your soul thirsts for understanding, so from what source do you seek it? We have many options: Facebook, family, friends, pastors, books, O Magazine, talk shows and CNN… I love the Bible’s call to us concerning wisdom: Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words […]

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building your house (September focus)

Do you ever have a desire to reinvent your life? Perhaps you want to change careers or location. Some people reinvent their lives through exercise, food choices and a change in fashion. God expertly makes the way for a new life. Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one […]

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running my race

Where would I be without the work of discipleship in my life? I know for certain where I would be: in the world and living as the world lives. But I am here to say, that whisper you hear inside of you, There’s something more– it’s true! There is a life of freedom and soaring […]

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