Monthly Archives: December 2008

2009 a Breakthrough Year

I have a good feeling about 2009. I’m not sure why, but I guess it may be 2008 seemed to be slow and sluggish in the church and country. But now the election is over and it seems we will … Continue reading

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Christmas Reflections

I had a great day today and have enjoyed the Christmas buildup this year.  Today, I had 10 of my young adult small group members serve the poor. We went to an event that feeds them and gives them gifts. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I want to wish all of you a great Christmas. As you are familiar with, building relationships is the major priority in life and church. As you spend time with family and friends, remember to leave each opportunity better than … Continue reading

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Seminar: "Connecting the Sermon to the Small Group"

  How can a church make disciples in the 21st Century? On January 13, 2009, I’ll be leading a workshop at the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention onConnecting the Sermon to the Small Group. If you know of any pastors … Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient in Ministry

Have you ever tasted something and thought to yourself, “something’s missing?” Maybe that piece of chicken that needs salt or pepper. Maybe that salad that needs some ranch. Maybe that cup of coffee that although you drink it black, you … Continue reading

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Connecting the Sermon to the Small Group

How can a church make disciples in the 21st Century? On January 13, 2009, I’ll be leading a workshop at the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention on Connecting the Sermon to the Small Group. If you know of any pastors … Continue reading

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