Connected?

  I was talking to a friend the other day about the church he and his family attend. He was sharing a lot of great things about it, but then he mentioned the “click” word. I have heard the following phrase said in churches – “feels like a click or a private club.” Every time I hear it, I honestly get a little frustrated by it. Sure, in every church you are going to have some people that just spend more time together in and out of church and they it might even appear that they are a “clic...
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Mountain

There you stand, facing an enormous mountain. It is a formidable giant that once again you face. Maybe it’s a loss of a job, a struggling marriage, a goal you want to achieve, etc. and you turn and there it is bigger than life, what do you do? Do you turn and run? I hope not because the moment you do this, you will see this mountain again and it will seem even more daunting. Do you go around it? Once again, I hope not. Because if you try and go around it you will soon realize... just how ...
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Temptation and Leadership

  Previously Posted on May 17, 2010 at 3:27 PM   As leaders we are faced with all sorts of things that can distract our day. From phone calls, unexpected visitors and meetings to temptations. Yes I said “temptations.” As Christians we contend with 3 enemies: World: The external foe Flesh: Our internal foe devil: The infernal foe.   Now I want to focus very quickly on the devil and temptations, but first let’s make sure we know where temptation comes fro...
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Passionate Living

  Previously Posted on May 17, 2010 at 3:34 PM   Have you ever seen those late night commercials with a guy standing in front of a couple of very nice cars in front of “his” mansion? He is trying to sell you your dream. Many people have fallen for that – they call and order the products that are being sold, they receive them and guess what- very few of them have those cars or the house. They end throwing those products away, putting them on a books shelf or giving them away and i...
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Celebrating Wins

  Previously Posted on May 17, 2010 at 4:24 PM   Good afternoon! This past week was full of things being done! I love those kinds of weeks don’t you? This past week also had me celebrating some ‘wins.” Before I go any further, when I share these two “wins” with you, please keep in mind this is not about me – this is about my being willing to do the things God has called me to do. So in the end, it is all about Him. I received two phone calls in the past 6 days that were pretty...
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Each of us Has a Unique Story

  Previously Posted on May 17, 2010 at 4:28 PM     As I was driving around town today doing some errands I did a lot of people watching. I began to think about each person I saw and wondered about where they were going, what they were doing and even why they were doing it! A few things came to mind: Each of us has a unique story Each of us has been born into this world Each of us has a role to play in this world I have a pretty good idea about my role in this ...
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The Christmas gift I received last year, 2 years ago, 5 years ago was?..

  Previously Posted on May 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM     We run around this time of year from store to store looking for Christmas gifts for our family and friends. Many people will get very stressed over this period of shopping and never really enjoy the season, all because of the pressure of finding “that right gift.” Now I will admit I am one that wants to find that one special gift for my wife, my son and my parents. But guess what? It doesn’t always happen that way and I do not...
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Platforms

  Previously Posted on January 29, 2012 at 8:55 PM   The past few weeks I have been wrestling with a lot of past frustration with a person in my past who was very influential on my life AND he doesn't even know it!  You see this man was a friend, mentor and my pastor. I am not going into details here about this relationship - beginning nor the faded ending of it as God can do anything!  I bring it up because it is something close to me that had impacted my life and I kn...
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Welcome

You did it! You have come across my website and stopped in to see what it and I are all about. This site will combine some of my passions in life, those passions being: helping married couples build stronger and more loving marriages, developing leaders, helping people reach their goals and dreams, also helping people find their place within ministry utilizing and understanding their spiritual gifts. This is all accomplished through marriage mentoring & life coaching sessions that happen ...
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