Tagged: “mission”

GO Tell

John 20:21 & 9:4 After 46 years of pastoring, the greatest challenge I have faced in my life and in leading a congregation to follow Jesus…is to stay on task! What’s the task? What’s our purpose? I hired a lad to mow my yard one time. He mowed a few minutes, and then I heard […]

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I Send YOU!

I LOVE Easter! It’s one of my favorite holidays. Between the chocolate bunny and the bright colors, how can someone not love Easter time? But interestingly enough for many, Easter’s meaning and importance goes no further than a Cadbury Egg! We are all guilty.

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The Prayer for 1

When I was a small boy growing up, my dad was a Baptist minister, and our family lived in the house right behind the church building…it was called the parsonage. I can recall going over to dad’s study in the church building to tell him dinner was ready…and at times I would overhear him praying. Sometimes, I would sit down and listen to dad pray…

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Let Your Light Shine – Part 2

Read or Listen: Matthew 5:14-16 Yesterday I told you the story of how my dad would light a kerosene lamp when we lost power at our house. I was always amazed to watch how the liquid kerosene would cause the wick to burn into a beautiful bright flame. Whether it’s a kerosene lamp, a candle, […]

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I Love Logistics

Read or Listen: Romans 10:14-17 I love tracking packages. I’m addicted… I get text alerts when the guys in brown are on their way!  I even get a message when they’ve delivered a package and I’m not there yet to get it! How cool is that!?! UPS knows logistics.  They love logistics.  Do you?  You […]

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Sent

When Jesus was a little boy at the age of 12, we know that even at that young age He lived with a ‘master purpose’ in His mind. He knew why He was on earth… “to be about His Father’s business.” He was fully aware on throughout His remaining years, and He states it again in today’s verse. Jesus knew He was sent—sent by His Father.

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