Jamaica 2014… T-Minus 2 days!

Last year, it was Haiti…this year we’ll be a mere 119 miles away in Jamaica. This Sunday, we are taking 19 people (13 high school students, 5 leaders, 1 local expert) to Annotto Bay, Jamaica to support the Annotto Bay Gospel Chapel with some building projects and hopefully help with evangelism in the local area. The team […]

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Going Outside the Camp

This morning I was in Exodus 29 – God specifying how his priests were to be consecrated/set apart/purified.  It’s amazing the theme of blood cleansing from sin – to see that throughout the Old and New Testaments – but that’s not really what jumped out. God specifies that sin offerings are to be made outside […]

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What is “more than a conqueror?”

As I was meeting with another fellow this morning for discipleship, prayer, fellowship and food (some of my very favorite things!) – something in a book we were going thru together really struck me. We have been working thru “Don’t Waste Your Life” by John Piper. He has a very helpful section to understand Romans […]

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How Important Is Joy?

Well…the Bible says it’s really important… Isaiah 64:5b says this:     You meet him who joyfully works righteousness, those who remember you in your ways. Behold, you were angry, and we sinned; in our sins we have been a long time, and shall we be saved? God meets those who joyfully do things that are […]

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So, as I was thumbing through one of my other Bibles this morning in search of a different translation of a verse, I noticed a bulge of papers in the front cover.  I found a a chapter of a book that someone had copied for me a few years back.  That person was Camlon Rooke, […]

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WorshipGod09 – Day 2 – Part 1

OK kids…LOTS to get to today, and there is ANOTHER session tonight, so we’ll start with what’s happened so far. Mmmkay? Let’s start with worship, shall we?  Pat Sczebel led us in an amazing time of worship, including: How Great Thou Art (Traditional, yet…rocked) What Can I Do The Greatest of All Completely Done In […]

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WorshipGod09 – Day 1 – Part 2

Wow. wow. wOw. WOW. First, this place is amazing. Thank you Bob Kauflin and Sovereign Grace for hosting this tremendous event.  Thank you for being so humble and friendly and sharing the love of God – it is felt thruout. Second, worship this evening was absolutely amazing.  I joked with my friend Pat before the […]

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