Category: Growth

2021 Daily Devotionals

2021 In 2021, I started, and was able to complete, two daily Christian devotionals. I think this is the first time I’ve ever been able to actually do all 365 days. These were excellent. The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge is written by Tony Dungy. This was a gift to me Christmas 2020 from …

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Notes for the 4 G’s of God

In October 2021, I have the pleasure of preaching a sermon on, what I am calling, The 4 G’s of God. Here are a few notes and links. Glory of God 5 Solae – the 5 Alone statements The 5 Solae (Greek for alone) of Protestantism are five foundational Biblical principles upon which our (Protestant) …

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Notes for August 14, 2021

  A few notes related to today’s sermon, The Joy of POP (privilege, opportunity, priority). Tony Dungy Books by Tony Dungy here.  They include Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, & Priorities of a Winning Life and The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge. Super Bowl Breakfast Speech Tony Dungy Super Bowl Breakfast 2006 Part 1 …

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Listen to understand

Let’s build up, work together, grow, and improve

Our founding fathers and mothers didn’t have it perfect and our country still has problems (quick reminder: Romans 2:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God). I believe our founding fathers and mothers were on the right track. I also believe there is room for improvement; focusing on improving the …

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Means of Grace – Jerusalem Cross

https://um-insight.net/in-the-church/practicing-faith/how-to-nurture-a-disciple-of-jesus/

A couple notes on the pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer

Chapter 3 is a barnburner. Chapter 4 discusses that faith is a reckoning not just a spiritual feeling. There’s a prayer at the end of each chapter. It is somewhat of a summary of the chapter but also a progression upward toward the pursuit of GodIt is somewhat of a summary of the chapter but …

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See, Love, Follow

http://achievebalance.com/data/songs/daybyday.htm

There is nothing enlightening about shrinking

Great quote by Marianne Williamson. Thanks Dave Lafary at the Faith Encounter, 10-19-16 at Wesley Church.

Grasping and being moved to Please, Know, and Resemble God

From Tim Keller’s daily reading plan (and his fuller book) from YouVersion (below). I want this ultimate relationship with God. I want to grasp what Jesus did for me and all of mankind. I want to be in relationship with God to please Him, know Him, and resemble Him, as I love those around me …

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