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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

Feeding The Five Thousand

FEEDING THE FIVE THOUSAND In all four of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) the miracle feeding of the five thousand is recorded; with great reason. Having only five loaves and two fish, nearly 15,000 people total were able to eat until they were satisfied. Wow! At first, the disciples asked that Jesus dismiss…Read More

Are You Listening?

ARE YOU LISTENING? Just the other day I posted on Facebook and said, “May we listen ONLY to the voice of Jesus and NOT the world”. I was prompted this thought due to a situation I had seen occurring via Twitter. When we choose to be obedient to the Lord and try to follow His…Read More

Reckless Love

RECKLESS LOVE Do yourself a favor and take just a second to read and truly consider these lyrics. Oh, the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God Oh, it chases me down, fights 'til I'm found, leaves the ninety-nine I couldn't earn it, and I don't deserve it, still, You give Yourself away Oh, the overwhelming,…Read More

No Greater

NO GREATER This weekend, my wife and I spent two days at an incredible student conference. The theme for the weekend was Greater. As we worshiped the Name of Jesus and as messages were preached about Him, you could not help but think of how great He truly is. For a fact, there is no…Read More

Ready… Set… Pause

READY... SET... PAUSE Do you ever feel like you are in a season of pause? Sort of like God has hit the pause button and you are just waiting (and ready) for Him to press the play button. But the real question is are you truly ready? Did you consider that maybe you are in…Read More

Trust the Process

TRUST THE PROCESS This past Sunday at church, my Pastor preached a sermon about Trusting the Process. He looked back at the time of David as he was anointed to become king and building up to when he would face Goliath. In our eyes, David had several reasons that he could have given up or…Read More