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One Thing packet

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Sing Again

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Recently I listened to a podcast where the preacher told the story of Paul and Silas in the prison in Acts 16. I’ve read the story before.  I’ve preached the story before. Paul and Silas sing at midnight and as they are singing and worshipping Jesus, their chains fall off and...

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The Rhythm of Rest

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Do you find yourself exhausted from running hard and pouring out into family, church, your job and friends? Do you find that you are constantly on the move but losing focus? Do you feel overwhelmed and tired? When was the last time you rested? I am not talking about hours spent...

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Tags: jesus, rest, sabbath

The Root of Courage

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**Imagine This**  You’re at work (or school, or the grocery store, or the basketball court) and there is this guy there, let’s call him Alex for the sake of our story, who always catches your attention.  And you’re pretty sure the Holy Spirit is asking you to share...

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Prayer Over Practice

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Effectiveness in any sphere requires hard work, intentionality and preparation. Whenever we lead worship or as a musician play for a worship service we need to ask ourselves, how are we preparing both spiritually and practically? Often we tend to gravitate toward one of two extremes.  The...

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Tags: cityworship, prayer, worship, focus

Wrath Deferred

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“For my name’s sake I defer my anger, for the sake of my praise I restrain it for you, that I may not cut you off.”  Isaiah 48:9   I love that verse.  Do you have any student loans? How many times have you deferred payments? How many times have you put...

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God's protection requires application

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This week in Part 3 of “Contend with Me” I listed 7 ways to apply God’s protection. These 7 practices change your perspective and enable you to wear God’s armor. They are: Pull your life together around God’s truth. Cover your heart with Christ’s imputed...

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Where are you going?

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Where are you going? Have you ever wondered why your ability for writing music has never taken you where you hoped it would? Have you been at the same job, doing the same thing for years and feel like you’re stuck?  What about your family life- is it all that you imagined when you...

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The Garden of My Mind

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In 2011 my wife and I bought a house.  It had been a foreclosure and needed a lot of love. I’m not much of a gardener, but the outside of the property was in rough shape. There was mud where there should have been grass, half-dead trees in awkward places, and a wire-y fence around the...

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The Temperature of the Soul

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I’ve been working my way through a biography on Charles Spurgeon.  The last few times I’ve read it, I come away challenged, inspired and alive with new ideas.  It’s made me keenly aware of how much what I put in determines what comes out.   A few...

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Tags: spurgeon, devotional

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