Why I Love Money

I love money.  Do you? Bright, shiny money. The more the better. Crispy Benjamins, bank accounts with commas in them, we just love money. Given the biblical warning about this, it seems we need to do serious business- I need to do serious business- with our all pervading, overwhelming love of money. So let’s do that, shall we? I want to talk about three things over the next 3...
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Worship

  Every sporting event has a type of kickoff. “Ready, set go,” or “Gentlemen, start your engines,” or baseball’s “First Pitch.” So often there are many moving parts, but once the opening acclamation is said, “They’re Off,” then everything begins. The same applies for any great Christ-centered worship service. There needs to be a moment, a proclamation, a declaration that transitions the worshipper from “Where did I put my...
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“…Serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13

A really simple Enews article today while I am away visiting my new granddaughter, Sage, and her big sister, Emmy, in beautiful and hot Milton, Florida. Church of the Holy Spirit is a loving church. Church of the Holy Spirit highly values warmly welcoming every person. Church of the Holy Spirit has a lot of introverts. Church of the Holy Spirit has a lot of strong Life Groups, and...
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BOOYAH!

As soon as I hit the ground, I knew I had gone too far. There I was, at Camp Booyah, covered in shaving cream from head to foot, surrounded by 150 other leaders and kids who also looked like they had been dipped in a pool of the stuff. The reason I was on the ground is that I thought it might be a fun to slide tackle one...
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Hallelujah!

God has done a miracle. Our entire $4.3 million mortgage debt on the new sanctuary has been totally paid off with a final gift of almost $400,000. Our entire Church facility and land are DEBT FREE! ANNIHILATED. THANK YOU JESUS! THANK YOU Church Family! What does this mean? It means we get to EXPLODE MISSIONS. It means that, if we each continue to give at the same rate to...
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Fervent, Orderly, and Highly Participative

And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.  Acts 2:42 Hello Friends! We are going to be sharing the final results of the INSIGHT SURVEY next week after vestry has their final comb through of the summary. Thank you so much for taking the time to contribute to making us a more effective church. I will share just one...
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