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Decisions Determine Our Destiny

Decisions Determine Our Destiny

One of God’s gifts to us is free will. We have free will to decide what our attitude will be and what road we will choose to take along the way. One of the first decisions we can make is that we will live in the moment. Every decision we make will affect our future....

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THE GOOD,THE BAD,THE UGLY

THE GOOD,THE BAD,THE UGLY

It’s no secret we are overtly “dog-people” at Every Nation New Jersey. Cat people are welcome and I suppose through the cross of Christ we can be reconciled together (I’m joking….but not at all). I recently saw a heart-warming feature on the Sonoma-Marin Fair’s annual...

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Provision For Your Victory

Provision For Your Victory

by Brett Fuller In 1Samuel 17 David answered the taunts of Goliath. With five smooth stones and a sling in hand when he ran to meet the sword strapped champion of the Philistines.  He responded in verse 46 saying, "This day the LORD will deliver you up into my hands,...

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Send Me Lord

Send Me Lord

Isaiah 6:8 "And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!" That scripture inspires me because that is my prayer: “Here I am, send me!” Through all of history God has been writing a story of...

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Scars Tell A Story

Scars Tell A Story

Isaiah 6:8 "And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!" That scripture inspires me because that is my prayer: “Here I am, send me!” Through all of history God has been writing a story of...

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5 Threats to the Vision

5 Threats to the Vision

Scars tell a story. Having undergone 16 surgeries and over 500 stitches in my career, I have a story that corresponds with each of them. Here are some other famous scars and their stories: Actress Kaley Cuoco fell off of a horse in 2010. The horse fell back onto her...

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The Peloton Myth

The Peloton Myth

By Pastor Wolfgang Eckleben of Every Nation London, England Vision has the potential to be a very powerful thing. But it’s not an easy thing to execute. January is over. How’s the vision you or your organisation had for this year going? Recently I have been doing a...

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God Prefers Losers

God Prefers Losers

Have you seen the recent avalanche of advertising for the ‘Peloton Stationary Bike’? Beautiful people, rising early and eagerly jumping onto the bike. Pain-free, bike spinning bliss, and as they dismount the bike, they look into the camera with that look of, “I’m...

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Clarifying Questions

Clarifying Questions

I believe this, and to be honest with you, I find that rather comforting.  It takes this weight off of me of having to perform to compare myself with others. I read a quote by Bill Gates -- for those of you who may not be familiar with him, he’s the founder of...

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Hearing God

Hearing God

A few years back, my wife purchased an Amazon Echo, aka “Alexa”, for our home. I tried to warn her that “A.I.” (artificial intelligence) would one day lead to the destruction of all mankind (I’ve seen all the Terminator movies, it goes bad! Lol) She wasn’t having it,...

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Take Your Shot in 2019

Take Your Shot in 2019

In the midst of a week of prayer and fasting, two things immediately become apparent: One, I think fasting is a ‘bad idea’ from the Lord! Just kidding! (But not at all) Somehow, God uses fasting to quiet the noise in my soul and amplify His voice. Two, how desperate I...

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Howling in the New Year

Howling in the New Year

I had the privilege to play against arguably the greatest hockey player of all time, Wayne Douglas Gretzky, aka “THE GREAT ONE”. He is the all - time leader in goals, assists and total points. He holds over 55 NHL records. The first time I played against him,...

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MANGER MISTAKE

MANGER MISTAKE

I believe this, and to be honest with you, I find that rather comforting.  It takes this weight off of me of having to perform to compare myself with others. I read a quote by Bill Gates -- for those of you who may not be familiar with him, he’s the founder of...

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More Christ in Christmas

More Christ in Christmas

My neighborhood is a bit overzealous when it comes to holiday decorating. (Don’t get me started with bizarre Halloween decorations) Their front yards are filled with ten foot blow up Santa’s and enough Christmas lights to make Clark Griswold envious. Then there is my...

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The Best Worst Christmas Ever

The Best Worst Christmas Ever

In the midst of the chaos of the holidays, whether it is crowded shops or fun Christmas parties, we can get caught up and stressed out when we should be experiencing joy. After Thanksgiving I put up my tree, get the lights and decorations up, and my favorite...

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Children’s Ministry Newsletter November 2018

Children’s Ministry Newsletter November 2018

“..........The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.” 1 John 3:8 Christmas in the Burt home is an extremely big deal. We have Christmas traditions you’d expect like attending Christmas Eve service, praying together Christmas morning and...

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Isaiah 6:8 "And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!" That scripture inspires me because that is my prayer: “Here I am, send me!” Through all of history God has been writing a story of...

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BOUNTIFUL EYE – A THANKSGIVING BLOG

BOUNTIFUL EYE – A THANKSGIVING BLOG

Scars tell a story. Having undergone 16 surgeries and over 500 stitches in my career, I have a story that corresponds with each of them. Here are some other famous scars and their stories: Actress Kaley Cuoco fell off of a horse in 2010. The horse fell back onto her...

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Give Thanks To The Lord

Give Thanks To The Lord

Back in 1997, two relatively unknown screenwriters/actors would take Hollywood by storm. Guys you may have heard of: Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Yes, Batman and Jason Bourne got their first big break in screenwriting by co-authoring the Academy Award winning film:...

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