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What Happens When You Pray?

Do you ever wonder what happens when you pray? Sometimes we need a reminder. You may value prayer and you may pray often, but when’s the last time you stopped to think about what is actually taking place when you pray. Our prayers are more …

Be Thankful

Can you believe it’s already November?! The football season is half way over, flu season is in full swing, hunting season is finally here, and thanksgiving season is definitely in the air. Isn’t it funny how we tend to be more thankful this time of …

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Let’s do this again!

This past Sunday as I was standing by the door as a young lady was leaving and I noticed tears welling up in her eyes. She looked at me and quietly said, “I’ve needed this so much.” What do you think she meant by “this?” …

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Are You Prepared to Worship?

Wasn’t this past Sunday an incredible day of worship! The music, fellowship, serving, and community that took place was simply awesome to witness. I’ve had several people comment about how the Spirit of God was overwhelmingly present this past week. The Scripture says that even …

Names of God

A name can both define and describe something or someone. We can know who God is, His character, and His nature simply by knowing His name. The more we study and speak the names of God, the more in awe of Him we become which ultimately …

Surrounded by Wisdom

“A wise man will hear and increase in learning, and a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel.” Proverbs 1:5 King Solomon was the wisest person to ever live, being gifted by God with an incredible mind that sought wisdom and understanding. Yet Solomon, in …

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(Part 2) Burnout – How did I get here?

First of all, I believe burnout doesn’t mean you need to be repaired; burnout means you need to be refueled! (I wrote about What Burnout Is in part 1 of this series.) Most of us can identify a time in our life when we felt burnout. Maybe …

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(Part 1) Burnout – What does it mean?

The word burnout seems to be a buzzword in Christian circles. Whether you’re a full-time ministry lead, bi-vocational pastor, regular volunteer, or occasional volunteer, at some point, you encounter the blister of burnout. Personally, I believe the word burnout is often overused. Many times burnout …

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2 Lies about Joy and Peace

by Andy Comer   Do you want more joy and peace in your life? Who doesn’t, right? I’ve never heard anyone say, “You know, I could use a little less joy,” or “I’ll pass on this whole peace stuff.” No. We long for joy and …

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Turning Off the Dark

by Andy Comer   Recently, my three-year-old daughter wanted to play with a certain toy, but her hesitance to retrieve it left me puzzled. I didn’t understand why she was unwilling to walk into her dark room to get what she desired. Nervously gathering her …

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Watch Your Mouth!

by Andy Comer   “for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.” Luke 6:45 I remember singing the song as a little child, “O Be Careful, Little Eyes.” It’s a catchy little tune reminding us to watch what we see, hear, and say. …

Surfing and Church Planting

by Andy Comer   I’ve never been surfing. At least not in the sense of riding waves on the beaches of California. It sounds like fun. I think I’d like the adrenaline rush that comes from catching the perfect wave, gliding along the water, and …

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P.R.A.Y. through God’s Word.

The Bible is an incredible book, and that’s a big understatement. It’s beyond incredible. It’s powerful, living, active, sharp, useful, inspired, perfect, holy, constant, and pure. Should I continue? Ok! The Bible is the very word of God. His letter to us for abundant life …