Your Serve

Here's what we showed yesterday just before the message:As I Corinthians 12:5 says it, "there are different kinds of service, but the same Lord."

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A Big Night . . . And Teamwork

I'm really excited about tonight, the first Friday night of the school year.Because I'm gonna go out and party?Not really.Because high school football begins tonight in the Carolinas. And my son Riley begins his senior year on the team at Charlotte Christian...

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Exception Or Expectation

Someone said the most interesting thing to me at lunch this week. Perhaps you've heard it before, but I found it helpful:Most leaders manage by exception. Good leaders manage by expectation.Leaders who manage by exception are unclear in their direction and often...

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Another Hire I Like

We're so glad that Marcy Smith has started working at Good Shepherd as our Director of Children's Ministries.She brings a wealth of experience from two churches up north: one in Connecticut and one in Huntersville.Well, Huntersville is north of I-485.Anyway, we love...

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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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