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God’s Provision

This is a copy of a blog post that I recently wrote for the good folks over at Church Central Many years ago, my wife and I were touring the then famous Crystal Cathedral. During the experience, we entered a beautifully decorated room and encountered the ORGAN. This beast was multiple stories high and I […]

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Twenty Years Today

Hope Family Fellowship is twenty years old today (12/5). As I was looking in an old file, I found my original dream list written while I was considering starting a church. Shortly after writing this, I left the church where I had served for about eleven years. It seemed like a good time to experiment with a different […]


The Great Commission-Seven Things We Must Remember When Preaching the Gospel – Joshua Monnington 2

I received this from a young man in my church and wanted to pass it along to you for your consideration. Joshua is 25 years old. “And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them […]

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Two Are Better Than One

The wisest man who ever lived, (other than Jesus) stated: “And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 In life, work, play, and just about everywhere, two are better than one. Most of us like some alone time, but in […]


What’s the Point of Praying? 4

If you are bothered by honest confessions of someone that struggles then perhaps this would be a good time to quit reading. I have been a Christian for almost 40 years and a pastor for over 30, yet I struggle. Sometimes I just do not get this whole prayer thing. Shocking isn’t it. There are […]


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How’s Your Prayer Life Guy’s?

C. S. Lewis wondered if God was a sadist. Looking at those that God calls into paid ministry, we at least know He has a sense of humor. Turning our eyes a bit closer to home, many couples struggle relationally and then we blame God. “My wife doesn’t understand me,” the man complains. “My husband […]


Called To War – A Discussion With Pastors/Leaders 1/14/2012 1

Called To War Thank you for the opportunity to share and for taking time out of your busy life to join us in this discussion. I am honored and humbled. As the old saying goes, “I feel like a lion in a den of Daniels!”  So, excuse my growling if it comes through that way […]