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I Know Something You Don’t Know

Jesus replied, “You don’t understand now what I am doing, but someday you will.”
John 13:7

Jesus knew something that the disciples didn’t know. Jesus knew that His mission to reconnect us with God was almost complete. He knew that

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Stop Twiddling Your Thumbs!

When I was a kid my mom would tell me to “stop twiddling my thumbs.” That was a term she would use that meant I wasn’t doing anything and she needed me to start doing something. For example, since January

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Do You Have Broken Windows?

Back in the 80’s and early 90’s New York experienced a great deal of vandalism, crime, and destructive behavior from citizens. This created a lot of empty, rundown, and vandalized buildings. This was until the broken window theory was implemented

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Sit. Stay. OK.

Meet my friend Charlie (the coolest dog in the world). In the picture you can see Charlie doing one of his favorite things, playing stick. Regardless of how many times I throw it, he always comes back wanting me to …

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Around the Corner

Have you ever walked around a corner and ran into something or someone? I’ve witnessed people nearly suffering a broken nose from running around a corner to find a person or an object in their face.

Like those corners, life

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Doom, Dispair, and Agony on Me

“O Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, God will not deliver him.”
Psalm 3:1-2

How many times have we had the attitude of “Doom, Dispair, and Agony on Me?”

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Just Be Still

As a kid the hardest thing in the world for me to do was to be still. I can still hear my mom telling me over and over, “Brandon be still!” However, it’s even harder to be still in the

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From the Vault – In the Potters Hands

This From the Vault dates back to 2008. I hope it encourages today as it did then.

1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD : 2 “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I

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White Flag at Half-Staff

The white flag has been used for centuries as a sign of surrenderance. The use of the white flag usually comes when one has cast away the hope of victory. The result is a person or unit who has surrendered

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Don’t Lose Your Way

It’s easy to get caught up in the charade of life. We place our eyes on people, places, and things. In the midst of it all it can produce hurt, disappointment, discouragement, and burnout. I want to encourage you today

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