Monthly Archives: August 2008

7 Things I Learned This Week

1. I hate being sick 2. Simple Church is the way to go 3. Application is just as important as knowledge 4. My wife is a godly woman 5. I appreciate the “team spirit” 6. There will always be things … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing in the Christian Life

I’ve been a Christian for 20 years. When I think back to the beginning, I have a hard time remembering how I learn the basics of the Christian life. Rick Warren’s Discovery 101 was not big then. I never really … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Today at Cornerstone we had a great time of worship. It was the closest I’ve been to seeing the manifest presence of God expressed in a worship service. What was the difference?  Lately, our staff has been meeting to strategically … Continue reading

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Social Media and 21st Century Ministry

In the last year I have been following a friend of mine, Pastor Kerry Mackey, in his use of Social Media as a means of community, communication, and commitment to making disciples. Kerry’s site is Check it out. Kerry’s … Continue reading

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Sermon Based Small Groups

I’m writing my DMIN project on Sermon Based Small Groups (SBSGs). The Patriarch for the model is Pastor Larry Osborne. Northcoast church is a great church and Larry is a great leader.  In the homiletical field, I’ve been studying Haddon … Continue reading

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Promise Keepers 2008 Report

I’m about the watch the Saddleback Civil Forum with McCain and Obama, basking in the afterglow of a great day at Promise Keepers. I was surprised when the venue was changed from American Airlines Arena to Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship. … Continue reading

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7 Things I've Learned This Week

In the past few weeks I have identified 7 things I learned during each week. It’s just a way to look back and think about what I did and what happened. What would I do better or what did I … Continue reading

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