"GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOSPEL" --MARK 16:15

Thoughts

Finishing Strong

In His most humble moment, Jesus prayed to His Father and said, “I have finished the work which you have given me to do.” (John 17:4) Jesus knew why He came and stared true to that purpose. The Apostle Paul wrote, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept…

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Refuse to Lose Today!

I trust you had a great Thanksgiving celebration with your family and friends, but more importantly, I want you to remember that Thanksgiving is not a DAY, Thanksgiving is a WAY.  The foundation of gratitude is one that must constantly be poured day-by-day. As we come toward the end of the year, I hope that you will encourage those…

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The Things I Must Do…Today!

I spent last week with a group of world-class people in the Real Estate and Mortgage industry.  In the aftermath of our time together at The Summit in Tucson, many people were challenged to look for ten things which will help us on the desired path.  I know I came away with three things that…

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The Futility of Fear

There are times in all of our lives that we choose to operate from a position of fear.  These are always circumstantially driven and left unchecked end in disaster.  It sure seems to me today that far too many people today are operating in a position of fear. What do I do when I’m afraid?…

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Prayers for Mark

Please pray for for Mark. He is my daughter’s manager. His cancer has returned and he is a single parent of a 3 year old. I promised we would pray for him.

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Wheels Up

After months of preparation our team is ready to “take off” for Africa. The season of planning and preparation is now over and we are anticipating a time of sowing and reaping. This will be the first project that is co-directed by both our outgoing director, Rev. Dr. Sammy Lartey and our new incoming director…

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After the Storm

In my last blog I wrote, Right now some of us are facing times of adversity in many areas of our lives. You’ve heard me remind you before that each of us are always in one of three places in all the areas of life: Headed into a storm In the middle of a storm…

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When Challenges Come … Be Persistent

For some time now I have been reading Andy Andrews book, “The Seven Decisions” which has proven both challenging and helpful. The final chapter in the book talks about the Persistent Decision which states, “I will Persist without Exception.” We each find ourselves facing the challenges and changes of life. As surely as these current…

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The Forgiveness Equation

Forgiveness is one of the greatest, yet misunderstood, words in our language. There is not a single person who has not found ourselves on both sides of the Forgiveness Equation. Think about it right now: To whom do you need to offer forgiveness? From whom do you need to ask for forgiveness? Remember that at…

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