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Four Little C’s for Healthy Growth

Have you ever ridden in a brand new car? It’s amazing how smooth the ride can be when everything is brand new. But, overtime the very things that provide the smooth ride begin to wear. To keep it smooth you …

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Titanic or Life Boat?

We’ve all heard the story of the Titanic. For it’s time the ship was the largest, most luxurious, and attracted all who were affluent. Those of wealth and status were drawn to the ship because of all that it offered.

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So You Want to Co-Pastor?

When Brandon Doss and I were launching Cultivate Church with a Co-Pastor model, it wasn’t considered the most popular decision to others. Most people couldn’t understand the concept of how it would work, and why we wanted to do it. …

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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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It’s Gonna Be Worth It

Everyone can remember back as a kid getting excited about the toy in the cereal box. As a kid I would walk the cereal isle picking out which cereal was best not by taste, but by which box had the

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From the Vault – Life Really Is Good!

This From the Vault dates back to 2008. The gentleman in the photo has since gone on to be with the Lord, and I had the privilege to preach his funeral service. 

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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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When Life and Ministry Collide – Your Personal Life

As life-giving as it can be, ministry can also suck the life out of you. When life and ministry collide trouble is soon to follow and burnout is on the way. Here are three simple tips to help you balance

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The Art of Following

It seems that more than ever before, there is a  grand focus on leadership. There are books upon books written every year to teach you to become the next great leader. Twitter is all about gaining followers and leading the

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