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Church Tough Issues
Securing the Blessings of Liberty
November 5, 2016
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The presidential election is just a couple days away and our nation is more confused, fearful and polarized than at any time in history even more so than the civil war era. Our American culture is a reflection of our elected officials. In other words, we get what we deserve. There are several things that […]
Church Inspiration
Fasting for Breakthrough
December 21, 2015
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The first time I can remember fasting was after my mom shared with me she had cancer. I was desperate for God to intervene. I was a sophomore in High School and I knew God but needed comfort and assurance that no one but God could give me. This experience took my walk with God […]
Christian Life Church Theology
Hope & Healing for Marriage
September 26, 2015
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There is a wrong view of marriage in our society today, and it has slowly crept into the church as well. Marriage is not an institution of man. It originated with God and was approved by our Lord Jesus. A proper vision for marriage consists primarily of two things: Covenant and Consummation. The Covenant is […]
Church Tough Issues
Our Identity Crisis & A Way Forward
July 10, 2015
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On June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States made a 5-4 decision in favor of same-sex marriage. Here is a section from Justice Roberts dissent from the majority opinion:   CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS, with whom JUSTICE SCALIA and JUSTICE THOMAS join, dissenting. Petitioners make strong arguments rooted in social policy and considerations […]
Church Inspiration
Where Are You Finding Your Hope?
July 24, 2014
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In the midst of our current cultural trends and global instability where are you finding hope? Every summer I get the privilege to attend some of the lectures and panel discussions at the Aspen Ideas Festival. This year there were over 300 events led by world leaders and specialists for almost two weeks. One of […]
Christian Life Church Theology
Knowing our History to Walk in our Inheritance
April 14, 2014
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Orphans are ignorant of their history.  They do not know where they have come from or who they are.  So, orphans run not knowing their history and not able to lay hold of their inheritance.  We are all born with an orphan spirit in search of who we are and where we are going.  God […]
Church Leadership Theology
Politics and Heart Change
November 18, 2013
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Tomorrow is the 150thanniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. On November 19, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered his historic two minute speech at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated […]
Christian Life Church
Where Are The Hungry Souls?
August 7, 2013
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Where are the truly hungry people today?  Where are the people today who are concerned more for their souls than their comforts?  Where are the people today who want to follow Jesus in discipleship at all costs? As I write this I am wholly dissatisfied with my own soul hunger for God.  I am longing […]
Christian Life Church
Engage Don’t Isolate
April 29, 2013
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Do you ever feel like you are on the run relationally?  Do you ever feel like there is no one who can understand you so you start subtly pulling away from people and community?  One of the main indicators that we are not doing well is if we start to pull away from people and […]
Christian Life Church Leadership
Lessons from the Tour (2013)
March 18, 2013
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Well, we are 4 weeks into our local tour here in Aspen while our new facility is being built so I thought I would write down a few lessons I am learning along the way.  We kicked off our local tour by holding Sunday church at the Aspen District Theater then on to Harris Hall […]