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POWER IN THE PAUSE 

There is power in the pause! When we pause, wait, and listen, we become empowered by the presence of God for whatever may come our way. What I want to stress today is that if your life is not supernatural, it is superficial. The supernatural realm simply means above...

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

Imagination is powerful: it is the first step to doing. Imagination is the ability to see with the mind what you can’t see with your eyes. You may not realize it but we use our imagination every day. If you were to think about how many rooms were in your house as a...

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER The H. J. Heinz Company has become synonymous with ketchup (or is it catsup?). Heinz sells upwards of 650 million bottles of ketchup annually which is roughly 60% of the market share. Ever wonder why it’s called Heinz 57? 57 was...
POWER IN THE PAUSE 

POWER IN THE PAUSE 

There is power in the pause! When we pause, wait, and listen, we become empowered by the presence of God for whatever may come our way. What I want to stress today is that if your life is not...

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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

Imagination is powerful: it is the first step to doing. Imagination is the ability to see with the mind what you can’t see with your eyes. You may not realize it but we use our imagination every...

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KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER The H. J. Heinz Company has become synonymous with ketchup (or is it catsup?). Heinz sells upwards of 650 million bottles of ketchup annually which is roughly 60% of...

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WHATEVER

WHATEVER

For the last 11yrs, one word has been voted the most annoying word in all of America, that word, “WHATEVER”. ‘Whatever’ narrowly beat out, “No offense, but….” to retain the title. I’d like to redeem...

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COURAGE UNDER FIRE

COURAGE UNDER FIRE

Courage is often associated with acts of bravery that go above and beyond our human experience, like pulling someone out of a burning car or jumping into the ocean to save someone from drowning. But...

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LOVE IS PATIENT

LOVE IS PATIENT

Matthew 18:21-22 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?" Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you seven times,...

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Coronavirus Close to Home

Coronavirus Close to Home

The impact of the coronavirus struck home for me at the end of February when my sister-in-law Charlene found out she had contracted COVID-19. She is a New Zealander in her 50s, temporarily teaching...

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THE ART OF LISTENING

THE ART OF LISTENING

God has given us two ears and only one tongue, someone has said, and this is a hint from God that we should listen more and talk less.  In scripture these words say it so clearly: “My dear brothers...

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Prodigal Father

Prodigal Father

"But when he came to himself, he said, 'How many of my father's hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him,...

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Gospel Yourself

Gospel Yourself

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. 23 And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan...

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God is Breaking Ground

God is Breaking Ground

God is breaking ground by preparing people to be open to the Good News. It is in times of trouble that people begin to realize they are not in control.  People are searching for something to hold...

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Fierce Faith

Fierce Faith

If ever we were living in a time where fierce faith is needed, it is now. Fierce faith is built on nothing less than standing on the word of God. The Bible says it so clearly in 2 Corinthians 5:7,...

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WAYMAKER

WAYMAKER

As we remain shut in, quarantined during this COVID-19 pandemic, the walls can begin to close in us. If it’s not the walls of being trapped at home, the walls of uncertainty and fear can come...

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CORONADO OR CORONAVIRUS

CORONADO OR CORONAVIRUS

Several years ago I had the privilege to visit the Navy Seal Base Coronado in San Diego, California. It’s somewhat ironic that the name Coronado and Coronavirus both come from the Spanish/Latin root...

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Speak to the Storm

Speak to the Storm

We can speak peace to the storm. How do I know this? Because that is where God has brought me in the midst of the storm. Peace is a powerful tool!! When you are at peace you are in a position of...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

It is truly amazing to see the impact of COVID-19, aka Coronavirus on the entire planet! It’s staggering, something so small that it can't be seen by the naked eye can have such a devastating...

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LIVING BETWEEN THE TREES

LIVING BETWEEN THE TREES

The largest stained glass window in the world can be found in Leawood, Kansas at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. It is 37 feet high and 93 feet wide! And it tells a story…..our story....

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The Abundant Life

The Abundant Life

What is the abundant life? It is a life that is experiencing the fullness of joy and strength and all of the blessing God has promised to give to his children. Jesus’s words were these: John 10:10...

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The Concept of Separation

The Concept of Separation

by Pastor Brett Fuller When God made the heavens and the earth, He did it in periods called "days". Each day was summarized by God expressing His pleasure over what He created... each day but one....

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Mamba Out

Mamba Out

The sudden and tragic passing of Kobe Bryant sent shock waves around the globe. Unfortunately, January 26, 2020 will forever be one of those eerie dates when you remember exactly where and when you...

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