Month: April 2019

The Power of Example

What’s the secret of real estate? Location, location, location. What’s the secret of success? Execution, execution, execution. What’s the secret of influence? Example, example, example. I borrowed and tweaked that last one from General George Patton. The Apostle Paul understood that when he talked about the “imitation of Christ.” Paul looked to the example of […]

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Brains…

I have always appreciated this thought from President Woodrow Wilson: “I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.” That’s great. I LOVE IT! None of us are as smart as all of us! That’s another quote I read somewhere, long ago. It is called advice, counsel, perspective, knowledge, insight, […]

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Resurrection Happens

Christ the Lord is risen today! Resurrection happens. The good things of God are set loose and run wild through the world, making all things new. Blessed Easter to everyone in the joy of the risen Lord! Pastor Brian RESURRECTION: The good things of God are running wild through the world. And through your life.

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Good Friday at Living Word

Please join us tonight for the sober, and yet wonderfully joyful, celebration of God’s stronger than death love. God’s love is stronger than death. Stronger than sin. Stronger than evil. Stronger than Satan. Stronger than guilt, shame, condemnation, and fear. The cross is God victorious over all that is wrong in the world, over all […]

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Remembering What God Wants!

“Discipline is remembering what you want,” said David Campbell, the founder of Saks Fifth Avenue. We quickly and easily forget what we want because we live in a world of options, distractions, and choices of endless variety. We bounce around from choice to choice and option to option, sampling much but savoring little. We feel […]

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The Most Joys

I know you have heard the old (as wrong as something can possibly be) saying, “The one who dies with the most toys wins.” Who in the world ever came up with that idea? However, all we have to do is change ONE word and it becomes profoundly and delightfully compatible with Christian faith: “The […]

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