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June 2019 Blog Posts (8)

From Multi-task to Single Focus

Most of my early heroes were workaholics, and some were also perfectionists. What an amazing, yet deadly mix! No surprise then, that I developed the same two traits. Then I discovered that I was good at multi-tasking. Most of my life, friends seemed to be amazed at how much I could accomplish. I assume, to whatever degree that was true, it was because of the blending of these three ingredients. I had the “disease” of which Nigel Cumberland wrote in his book, 100 Things Successful People Do,…

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Added by Dan R. Crawford on June 28, 2019 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Good Morning!

Listen to my voice in the morning, Lord.

Each morning I bring my requests to you and wait expectantly.

Psalm 5:3 NLT

 

Good morning! This is a good time for you to praise Me. I watched…

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Added by Johnny R. Almond on June 24, 2019 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Learning the Hard Way

Then Job replied to the Lord:

“I know that you can do all things; no plan of yours can be thwarted.”

Job 42:1-2 NIV

 

The experience classroom is where you learn profound wisdom. The school of hard knocks presents a tough curriculum, but what you learn experientially alters you more than what you learn academically.

 

The first lesson you…

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Added by Johnny R. Almond on June 17, 2019 at 11:44am — No Comments

From Church Culture to Mission Culture

Joe and Mary enter the church and talk to long-term friends. They get a cup of coffee and ask how Sarah how she’s enjoying their new house. Joe and Mary sit down in their familiar seats by the center aisle so they can leave quickly. They sing some songs, hear a message, and then go home.

A church culture has dominated a mission culture in many of our churches. Too many "Christians" are busy playing church instead of seeking the heart of Jesus. As a result, the church is declining in…

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Added by Mark A. Pomeroy on June 16, 2019 at 7:38pm — No Comments

And You Think YOU Have a Crazy Family Tree?

Father’s Day is a special time for families—but that doesn’t mean it’s always an easy time. Like any holiday, Father’s Day can either be pleasant or painful, magical or mayhem. It’s a great opportunity to reflect on the heritage you’re leaving as a parent or grandparent, but that can be a cause for either celebration or concern.

Picture the family line of a good friend of mine. If the whole gang could somehow be brought together for a family reunion, I can only imagine the…

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Added by Jim Buchan on June 16, 2019 at 4:52am — No Comments

Intentional Grandparenting: What? Why? How? #1

God has no grandchildren.

Reading through the Old Testament book of Judges recently, a sentence jumped off the page and jabbed at my heart: After them another generation rose up who did not know the…

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Added by Skip Garmo on June 11, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

From Church Culture to Mission Culture

Joe and Mary enter the church and talk to long-term friends. They get a cup of coffee and ask how Sarah how she’s enjoying their new house. Joe and Mary sit down in their familiar seats by the center aisle so they can leave quickly. They sing some songs, hear a message, and then go home.

A church culture has dominated a mission culture in many of our churches. Too many "Christians" are busy playing…

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Added by Mark A. Pomeroy on June 10, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Way to the Truth of Life

I am the way, the truth, and the life.

No one can come to the Father except through me.

John 14:6 NLT

 

I am the only Road that leads to the destination of…

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Added by Johnny R. Almond on June 3, 2019 at 10:50am — No Comments

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Intentional Grandparenting: What? Why? How? #2

Posted by Skip Garmo on July 19, 2019 at 3:58am

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