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Another in the Fire

ANOTHER IN THE FIRE Recently, I heard a song for the first time from Hillsong UNITED titled “Another in the Fire”. If you haven’t already, I would highly recommend listening: YouTube Video The chorus says, “there was another in the fire, standing next to me”. Now in case you are not familiar with it, this…Read More

Faith or Fear?

FAITH OR FEAR? A common phrase that you have likely heard when met with a challenging or uncertain decision is to “just take a step of faith”. While this at times can be encouraging, have you really thought about what it means to you? Does taking a step of faith mean to blindly and fearfully…Read More

The Why Behind The What

The Why Behind The What Where Did The Leadership Network Idea Come From? This originated from God consistently reminding me of the power and calling of encouragement. Paul writes in many of his letters about how he is encouraged by the faith of those he is writing to and also of his hope to encourage…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #15

LOVING THE DIFFICULT-TO-LOVE If we are honest with ourselves, I think that many of us can agree we are not always the easiest to love, right? There are probably times when you find it difficult to even love yourself. In Matthew 5, Jesus is speaking to those gathered around Him about love. Specifically He is…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #14

WHERE IS YOUR HOPE? At our weekly Thursday Night Bible Study, we are going through a series for Advent. This past Thursday we were talking and sharing about Hope. It got me thinking of a simple, yet deeply impactful question… Where does your hope come from? The answer to that question comes down to how…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #13

COFFEE & JESUS Just the other week, I had the great opportunity to speak at SHS FCA. As I was thinking more about it, I just really wanted to share the message the Lord had led me to speak on at FCA. I spoke from the passage in Luke 8 about a synagogue leader named…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #12

COFFEE & JESUS In Matthew 5, verses 14-16, Jesus is teaching the famous “Sermon on the Mount”. He informs us as Christians that we are the “light of the world”. To understand this, we need to understand where the light comes from. So for starters, Jesus is truly the light of the world (John 1:4,…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #11

COFFEE & JESUS “The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.” 1 John 2:17 Have you ever wondered what the will of God actually is? Did you grow up believing that God’s will was for you to follow all the rules, memorize all the bible verses that…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #10

COFFEE & JESUS In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a parable about the “talents” or bags of gold. I will give you a brief summary. A man is going away on a trip and calls three of his servants to him. To the first, the man gives five talents (each one worth 20 years of wages).…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #9

COFFEE & JESUS A couple months ago, we went through a sermon series “When Pigs Fly”. The series focused on God doing the impossible and about us believing in miracles. Our Pastor preached one morning from 1 Samuel 1 about the miracle of Hannah being blessed with a child. The message was great but I…Read More