Great Commitment OR Great Indifference?

I see a lot of indifference today. The brokenness of our world just makes people critical, sarcastic, and often indifferent. There is a hopelessness in our society. There is a helplessness in thinking anyone can make a difference, turn the tide and see positive change. Yes, there...
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Who Do You Belong To?

I know this may sound like a ridiculous question because most people will automatically respond; “I don’t belong to anyone. I’m my own master.” In our Western culture with our DNA of freedom and independence thinking anything else is pretty foreign. Yet, our relationship with God...
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Following Jesus and Halloween

Every year I hear the same old debate, the same old statements and the same old judgmental comments. “How can you guys participate in Halloween?” That’s the devil’s holiday.” “How can your church justify handing out candy on this night to a 1000 kids?” I wish they were legitimate...
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Team Foothills

I’ve always loved team sports rather than individual sports. I’d rather watch basketball, football, soccer, hockey or baseball rather than golf, tennis or even boxing. Why? Because I am fascinated by the dynamics of a team. The complexity of getting a team to work together to...
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TRUST

Let’s just get this on the table. Trusting Jesus is tough! This faith adventure we have been called to does not come naturally to us. It’s hard. It’s difficult. It’s stressful. It seems upside down at times. It’s radically different than how the world operates. It defies our...
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A Movement Not Just A Moment

All significant “Movements” are birthed from significant “Moments”. MOveMENT A moment can contain a single act by a single person; or it can be a collective response by a group of people. But a movement requires many actions by many people. It requires ongoing collective unity....
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Together Anything Is Possible

So often we value the power and strength of the individual in our culture. Movies highlight what one person can do. Superheroes individually overcome impossible odds. Action heroes seem to be immortal as they face an enemy with overwhelming advantages. Even in athletics, everyone...
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A Movement or a Museum

Have you ever been to a museum?  I’m no museum expert but I have been to several.  I love museums because they deal with history.  I am fascinated by history.  Museums exist to represent some aspect of the past. Their purpose is to look backwards.  I have visited the Portland...
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