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October 18 – #MeToo #IBelieveYou and Let’s #ChangeTheWorld

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 I can’t think of any job that is more physically and emotionally demanding than that of a firefighter. They run into burning buildings and they run into burning forests. They pull people out of … Continue reading

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October 15 – Born to Worship

Revelation 15; Esther 6:14-8:17; Psalm 107:1-22 What’s the point of worship? Is it to have an experience. A lot of churches will talk about the “worship experience” that their church has that will lead you to new heights in your … Continue reading

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October 3 – Open Doors

Revelation 3; Nehemiah 4; Psalm 98 As the movie “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is winding to a climax, Harry and his friends follow a vision Harry had, looking for Sirius Black, the man Harry thought of … Continue reading

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September 30 – #ThatsGrace

Jude 1; Ezra 9-10; Psalm 95 Sometimes people misunderstand. Sometimes others do it deliberately. My then fiancé, now wife, and her roommate Terry used to make it a habit to misconstrue everything I said. I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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September 19 – Risking Your Reputation

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 Every once in a while I remind my wife of why she prefers to shop alone. We use cash for most purchases, especially at the grocery store. When we get a checker we … Continue reading

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September 7 – The Millennials Killed….

John 12:1-26; 2 Chronicles 14-15; Psalm 77 If you check out the phrase “Millennials are killing” in any search engine, you’ll find various lists of things that millennials are sending out of business. Perhaps the funniest parts of those lists … Continue reading

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September 4 – Shattering Your God Box

John 10:22-42; 2 Chronicles 9; Psalm 74 In many science fiction stories, the bad guy turns out to be immortal – one who can’t be killed by normal means. The story then plays around the good guy, or the good … Continue reading

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August 15 – Time

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 It’s been said people they could tell you what’s important in your life by looking at your calendar and your checkbook. Times have changed. Many people no longer keep checkbooks. They pay by … Continue reading

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August 3 – Your Reputation Precedes You

2 Corinthians 2:5-3:18; 2 Kings 15-16; Micah 5:2-15 Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “Things just aren’t right?” They have all the credentials for the job, but things don’t seem to click. Something is out of place. A … Continue reading

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July 24 – Leading By Example

1 Corinthians 11:1-16; 2 Kings 4; Amos 9 How would you define “leadership?” Leadership must be an important subject when you consider all the books and articles that have been written about it. There are 66 TED talks specifically devoted … Continue reading

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