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412, 2017

WALKING IN HEALING

By |December 4th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

“Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and depart from evil.  It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones.” – Proverbs 3:7

“Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and […]

1711, 2017

PATIENCE

By |November 17th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

I have written over the past year a few different things about patience. I suppose that is because I am learning a lot about it.

The origin of the word patience means “to endure.”  To be impatience means “inability to endure.” […]

611, 2017

MY RIGHTOUSNESS; HIS RIGHTOUSNESS

By |November 6th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

The Book of Job in the Bible has been one that many have gone to in times of great trouble.  Many people have found comfort in different portions of its text.  Probably most of all, just knowing that someone like […]

3110, 2017

GETTING OUT OF COMFORTABLE

By |October 31st, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

In the last Blog Post, I looked at the verses where Jesus took His disciples over to the Decapolis.  It was there that Jesus cast out a host of demons out of a man.  The people of the region asked […]

2410, 2017

By |October 24th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

“Now it happened on a certain day, that He got into a boat with His disciples.

And He said to them, ‘Let us cross over to the other side of the lake.’ And they launched out. But as they sailed He […]

2809, 2017

VERY NEAR

By |September 28th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

In this season of our lives, we don’t have a lot of certainty in the natural.  We have been waiting nine months for my wife’s visa to travel to America.  Our finances are sketchy as far as a steady stream […]

708, 2017

GROWING INTO MATURITY

By |August 7th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

Life is full of change.  We can either embrace that change and learn and grow, or we can get stuck!

This message was a last message as senior/founding leader after 12 years of church planting in Portlaoise, Ireland.

Growing into Maturity (22-05-2016) […]

2507, 2017

GEN-XERS AND THE JOSHUA GENERATION

By |July 25th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

When I was a teenager growing up in America, amongst those ministering to youth, I continually heard this term “Joshua Generation.”  The messages were so significant, numerous, and random at the same time in that there was no connection between […]

1207, 2017

TWO KINGDOMS

By |July 12th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

There are two Kingdoms.  There is the kingdom of this world, and the kingdom of heaven.

We live in this physical world, and we tend to want to base our faith on what we hear, see, our childhoods, and what is […]

307, 2017

LIFE AND ITS MESSES

By |July 3rd, 2017|Church, Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

“Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; but much increase comes by the strength of an ox.”   – Proverbs 14:4

Most of us would like to live in a world without mess.  And the worst kind of mess is […]