Think, Act, Be Day 39 – Acts 20:17-24

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Think, Act, Be Day 39 – Acts 20:17-24

Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears. I don’t know how you imagine Paul’s normal behavior as a man. Acts gives us an emotional portrayal of the apostle. When he says farewell to the Ephesian leaders, he reminds them of the risks, spiritually and personally, that he takes. He bursts into tears and […]

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Think, Act, Be Day 38 – I Chronicles 29:1-18

King David also rejoiced greatly. As a father, there are few greater pleasures in life than to see your kids accomplish things you never could—or even dreamed of. When I read the story of the temple’s offering in 1 Chronicles, I wondered what gave David greater joy when the people gave to its construction. The […]

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Think, Act, Be Day 37 – Exodus 18:5-27

Day 37 – Exodus 18:5-27 You will surely wear yourself out, both you and these people with you. One of the oldest leaders lessons happens when a Midianite father-in-law named Jethro teaches his son-in-law Moses how to delegate. Moses divides the Israelites into groups to save himself from them and the people from himself. Many […]

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Think, Act, Be Day 36 – II Corinthians 8:7

Excel in the grace of giving. Welcome to week 6 of Think, Act, Be. We’ve covered so much territory in this “Jesus Revolution.” This week, we turn to the disciplines that make our church stronger. One of the ways we strengthen the body is by growing in our generosity. Gilchrist Elementary hosted its annual “Boosterthon” […]

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Think, Act, Be, Day 34 – I Peter 4:7-11

We’re halfway finished with “Think, Act, Be.” What have you learned thus far that you didn’t know before? What have you practiced that has taught you a new way of living your faith? Today and tomorrow are days to take inventory, review your Kairos journal, take note of the ways you have grown. We’re just […]

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Business Meeting, Wednesday, October 28th

For the past year, our Strategic Planning Committee has led us through a spiritually renewing time of prayer and discernment about our vision. We have been blessed by Dr. James Furr’s insights as consultant and received numerous suggestions from our church. In September, the deacons recommended this report to the church. On Wednesday, October 28, […]

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Think, Act, Be, Day 33- Ephesians 4:1-16

Lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called. In David Brooks’s new book on character, he describes the difference between the “resume” virtues vs. the “eulogy” virtues. The resume life is focused on success, achievement, decision-making, and progress. These are the things we use to apply for various jobs and […]

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Think, Act, Be, Day 32- John 14:15-31

Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid. Those who trust in Jesus guard their hearts from fear by following Jesus’ commands. It’s a fascinating reciprocal relationship we have with Jesus. By keeping his commands, we are freed from fear and worry. By worrying, being resentful, or spreading vengeance, […]

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Think, Act, Be, Day 31-Hebrews 10:19-25

And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not neglecting to meet together. Just as Jesus came to earth as the body of a man, he calls the church to be his body in the world. So much of life is disembodied. We see a screen on the wall […]

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Think, Act, Be, Day 30- Genesis 2:4-25

The Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed in him the breath of life. The Bible begins with a marriage and ends with a wedding feast. Our lives began in a garden with a river and a tree of life and will one day be complete, as Revelation says, with […]

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