Category Archive: Community

Jan 17

Dare to be Great

Pastor Howard White’s January (2016) sermon series is title Dare to be Great. The Dare to be Great Challenge is: A Great Commitment to the Great Commandments and the Great Commission done with Great Compassion will grow a Great Church (and a great Christian). The 5 sermons in the series are Dare to Follow Matt …

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Jan 12

Three take-aways

Three take-aways from our car ride across Kansas (to get to Colorado for our men’s ski trip) Thanks especially to Jim McClarey Grace is number one. Offer grace to everyone. Provide the reasons why.  There are many do’s and don’t’s in the Bible, but it is important to understand the (logical) reason why those guidelines …

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Jan 09

TED Talk: Atheism 2.0

This is a fun TED talk. He is describing what can be learned from religion’s methods, even if you do not believe anything about religion (even if you don’t believe in God). He describes the tools and strategies of religion that ‘we’/culture can, and should, adopt. http://www.ted.com/talks/alain_de_botton_atheism_2_0#t-926345 (I am certainly not an atheist.) I think …

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Dec 14

The Athenians & the Visigoths

The Athenians & the Visigoths speech written by Neil Postman (written as a graduation speech). Text: http://bit.ly/1lHh5y4 Audio: https://youtu.be/YtjjFmCxc8s Four quotes (there are many others) emphasis is mine: among their [Athenian] values none stood higher than that in all things one should strive for excellence. They believed in reason. They believed in beauty. They believed in moderation. And …

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Nov 28

Missions Is Worth the Mess

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/missions-is-worth-the-mess Quotes:  Because we believe in the “already,” we can more readily and joyfully accept the messiness of the “not yet.” —- The Scriptures tell me that: I have to lose my life in order to find it. (Matthew 16:25) I have to count the cost of serving him. (Luke 14:25–33) Success isn’t always what …

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Oct 20

Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – H3 Leadership

3 Traites for Leadership: 20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it. When he reflected on the habits that propelled him forward he came up with twenty and organized them around …

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Sep 19

Bonhoeffer Quotes

Life Together Quotes (70) 1 – 2 – 3 Ethics Quotes (16) 1 The Cost of Discipleship Quotes (147) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas (131) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5

Sep 19

Bonhoeffer Books

Books by Bonhoeffer The Cost of Discipleship Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community Ethics by Eric Metaxas Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Aug 15

Lifeline Productions – the comic strip of Radio

This site has a long list of 60-second audio comic strips.  Each has a life (Christian) message. http://www.lifelinepro.com/ – Downloadable clips. #Humor #Funny Nice list giving the Title, the Situation, and the Key Line. The Best of list is the top 52 (most popular) clips. A few of my favorites are House on Fire, Give It …

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Jul 11

One Word transformation.

https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/one-word-away-from-transformation/  Describes how to pick one word a year to focus on. Kinda like, in a way, my Christmas boxes.   

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