God-thoughts

Ps.40:17 in the Message translation states that "the world is a huge stockpile of God-wonders and God-thoughts".  That’s really a profound thought to me.  If the same principles that the Bible outlines about our thoughts also apply to God’s thoughts…I mean, can you even try to imagine the thoughts that God would have? Ps. 33:11…

1013!

After years of believing that one day we would have over a thousand in attendance, we did this past Weekend.  I know that this doesn’t really excite some people, but it excites me!  Numbers represent people!  Every one of those 1013 people has a name, a story, and a destiny.  This past weekend, 1013 people…

in Texas

Connie and I are in Kerrville, Texas today for John Avanzini’s annual board meeting.  We are serving this year with Robb and Linda Thompson and Brad and Sheila Spencer.  Connie is going shopping with Pat and the girls while the guys meet…I think Connie may be getting the best end of the deal here!   We’ll…

The Best Team!

  The best team in the world assembled at Gianni’s on Sunday afternoon for lunch.  After a "short" speech and awarding a gift to each one, we enjoyed being together! I love working with this team.  They have my heart and believe whole-heartedly in the mission of the house.  You guys are the best! Jody…

Five days!!!!!!!!!!!

How could I possibly not blog for 5 days?  is there nothing going on worth blogging about?  Yes, there is!  Please accept my apologies, but this is an incredibly busy, and exciting time, as we plan for 2008.  2007 isn’t over yet, but we have to start now if we’re going to be ready for…

Confession

This is going to be a lengthy entry.  All of the ‘blogologists" will tell you that’s a no-no.  But this is worth your time.  I have taught you to use the scriptures to develop confessions, and Sharlene Provilus has taken me seriously, and done just that!  She has written a series of confessions that are…

Capitol Ministries

Jim Young has such a great ministry, and I am pleased that Living Word has been able to support him.  Several states have an arm of  "Capitol Ministries" in their capitol city.  (see www.capitolministries.org )North Carolina’s "Capitol Ministries" is located in the Capitol Building in Raleigh, and Jim is in a position to minister to…

Leadership Advance

Tonight is the last night of our annual leadership advance.  It has been an incredible experience!  We have the best leaders ever!  So far we have cast a BIG vision for the future, and actually taken several months to do that, not just tonight.  It’s important that everybody download "The Church I See" series into…

A motorcycle!?!?!?!

Words cannot express my gratitude for the awesome gift of a Honda Shadow from the church for Pastor Appreciation day!  I was absolutely shocked.  I had several people come to me to say they had never seen me speechless before.  I certainly was then!  You guys know, that even without the bike, you are the…