Intention Deficit Disorder

I wonder if you have a case of IDD. Not ADD, which is Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADHD, which is Attention Deficit Hyper-activity Disorder. IDD is when you have Intention Deficit Disorder. You have a deficit of intentionality. You are low on intentional living. You are weak on purposeful activity. You are dwelling on the […]

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Learning to Hear the Spirit Through the Word

I had been a Christian for many years… almost 25 years. I was in what the Bible calls a “wilderness time.” Life was very hard. Ministry was very, very hard. Things were not working out at all the way I had anticipated. Conflict, tension, disappointments, being criticized, not feeling (even close) to being good enough… […]

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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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