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Seeing the bigger picture

I’ve prayed about this whole unity thing for a while now.  What does it mean? How do we get there from here? Can one person make a difference?  Cause a revival of unity? and on and on the questions go; till I felt overwhelmed with the task.  Thankfully God made me a big picture person.  He… Continue reading Seeing the bigger picture

Fathers · Uncategorized

A challenge to men

Men, today I am writing to you.  I wont’ fill this post with statistics that state how important your role in the home is or what kind of kids will be produced if their father is not involved in their lives.  Today I write a challenge to you.  I write this challenge from me to you; because I was one… Continue reading A challenge to men

Love · Uncategorized

What If…

What if that one thing you said or didn’t say caused someone to choose death over life? What if that one time you chose to ignore someone and didn’t include them caused them to turn from God? What if how you treated someone in front of others caused them to stumble and fall in their… Continue reading What If…

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Not like the blue jay

Not like the blue jay who dances and preens flapping and squawking. Screaming, Mine!  All Mine! as it drives others away. Not like the blue jay surly and mean. Saving the best for itself while begrudging others; even a seed, until it is full. Not like the blue jay clueless and without care. Not noticing those huddle beside… Continue reading Not like the blue jay

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In Family We…

In Family we… Love Grow Gather Serve Love = Unconditionally Forgive quickly Encourage one another Grow = Study God’s word Pray without ceasing Build each other up Gather = Within our church Into small groups Provide mentoring / be mentored For family events Serve = Within our community Within our church Each other & family… Continue reading In Family We…

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The Body that runs together

I went running today; that in and of itself is an amazing feat as I have not been physically active for quite some time. Technically, it was my second day of this horrendous torture some super fit person dreamed up as a way to rehabilitate the couch potatoes of the world. Anyway, I was encouraged… Continue reading The Body that runs together

Calling

Called

My call to ministry began in 2009. My family had moved the year before from East Texas and settled in a midsized rural town making our home on a small rural acreage in a well-developed subdivision in Southwestern Oklahoma. We had decided upon this location for ease of access to our extended families being halfway… Continue reading Called