Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Guilty Pleasures

Here are my (current) Top Five Guilty Pleasures:1. Payday Candy Bar. Lunch is simply not complete without one. Or two.2. Pardon The Interruption with Michael Wilbon & Tony Kornheiser on ESPN. If I could be home everyday at 5:30 p.m., I would be. Insightful and...

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Unlikely Servolutionaries

We showed this at church yesterday just before the sermon:Servolution from Andy Weibley on Vimeo.Small things in the hands of God become big things for the kingdom of God.God does his best work with broken things.

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Servolution Week Two — Unlikely Servolutionaries

Look in one of these today.You'll likely see someone full of flaws yet bursting with beauty.But you'll also see someone in whom God has begun a good work.A good work that he will complete.You'll see an unlikely servolutionary.To see what it's about, Sunday.8:30. 10....

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Some Things I’ve Learned Through Personal Experience

Here are some random things I've learned through the years from personal experience . . .People feel valued when you remember their name.If you go cheap, you get cheap.Rogaine helps you keep what you got better than it replaces what you lost.Regular fasting brings...

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Baptism At Hoskins Park

This is my friend and colleague Ron Dozier baptizing his friend Antoine Cook this past Saturday. The baptism with our partners at Hoskins Park Ministries was one of the venues for our First Serve project. Good Shepherd volunteers helped the Hoskins Park Team serve...

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A Great Church . . .

. . . doesn't just happen.Cardboard cutouts don't cut it.It takes real people doing real ministry.People who prefer to carry a towel rather than hold a title.That's how Servolution started yesterday.And how it continues today.

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Servolution Launch

Every once in awhile, a pastor writes a book that makes you sit up and take notice.Dino Rizzo's Servolution is one of those books.And not just because of the title -- which, let's admit it, is an all-timer.But it's also the content and the concept: a church-led...

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A Boy Of Summer

Time Magazine recently featured a cover story called The Case Against Summer Vacation.So in response, I put together some things I miss about childhood summers. I don't know if those dog days helped or hurt my academic progress, but I sure loved them. Here's...

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My Struggle With Confirmation

Here's a disclaimer to this post: I never went through confirmation class as an adolescent.So I don't have any memories of nine months of classes, meetings with mentors, and then a holy moment of joining the church just in time to graduate from sixth grade. I just...

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