Monthly Archives: August 2011

Let’s Welcome a New Voice….


You’ll notice a new member of our blog roll today… and if not, I’m here to make you notice. 🙂 Justin Morrisroe—whose blog Between 2 Trees… now graces our rolls—is a youth director/minister out of Tampa, who comes from ridiculously … Continue reading

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Temper, Temper


Even if you’re not into “chick flicks” (present company included), there’s a great scene in the movie Fried Green Tomatoes  that sets today’s message up perfectly. Watch here, have a good laugh, then let’s get down to business: • What … Continue reading

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Getting Healthy Together


Last week we explored how we’re all members of the body of Christ, and that we all have our parts to play within it. Let’s take one more look at that idea before moving forward today. Think about a time … Continue reading

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fragments of Lay Down Your Gifts


There will likely come a time where we will have to lay down our very calling before Jesus—it will likely be because our identities have become so wrapped up in what we’ve been called to do by Jesus that our … Continue reading

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How to Lead Without Being the Boss


We know a gifted leader when we see one. We recognize that God has given that person certain abilities or character traits that make him or her the obvious (or at least easiest) choice to lead others. What we may … Continue reading

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Locating the Body


One tricky thing about leadership is… well, somebody has to be the leader. At the same time, you’re still a member of the team you’re leading. You don’t get to completely separate the two. And it can be difficult to … Continue reading

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Lay Down What’s Done, Part 2


Our experiences, to a large degree, have made us who we are. But we are more than just our experiences, let alone our negative ones. There is a life in Christ waiting for us that goes beyond what we would … Continue reading

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