The Power of a River Baptism

There’s nothing like a good old river water baptism. Tradition dictates that our church does at least one river baptism service a year. We’ve got an indoor baptismal tank as well, but there’s nothing quite like a frigid river dunk to give you some old-time religion. Our baptism choice is the Stuck River. The Stuck […]

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I’m an Anxious Man

My anxiety abides within my gut, within my skin, within countless compromises and desperate attempts to be accepted. My anxiety abides. My anxiety abides within my biology, within my earliest memories, within restless sleep and twisted dreams, within racing thoughts, shifting eyes, fidgeting legs, and perpetual foreboding anticipations. My anxiety abides. My anxiety is a […]

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Ways to Save Your LIfe

1. Stop following your own lead. Follow God instead. We were made to worship and serve God. When we serve and worship the created instead of the creator, we find emptiness and hopelessness become the fruit of our lives. We certainly can be fruitful without following God’s lead. He has made us so wonderfully fruitful […]

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A Declaration of Freedom!

On July 2nd, 1776 the Second Continental Congress adopted the Lee Resolution declaring the Thirteen Colonies to be independent of the British Empire.  Two days later, an explanation and justification of the Lee Resolution was indelibly sealed and signed into parchment as the United States Declaration of Independence.  This foundational document concludes with the following […]

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When We Were Young We Used to Play Together.

When I was a child, slip-n-slides were fastened to lawns with large boulders. Consequently, the definition of summer fun was sliding headfirst between 10 pound rocks, at breakneck speeds, on a moistened strip of plastic runway. Currently, this activity is more commonly categorized as child endangerment. The use of boulders built a natural time limit […]

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Foursquare 2011, Tuesday. . . Repenting of Bitterness

Today Pastor A.J. Swoboda spoke about being willing to embrace dead things, with the faith to believe God will bring about a resurrection. He called us to embrace spiritually dead people, spiritually dead cities, spiritually dead situations. He called us to make room for resurrected life. During our business meeting I was once again encouraged […]

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Why I Love the Foursquare Denomination

Foursquare Convention 2011, Monday Night May 30th Great opening night at Foursquare Convention. I went to my first Doctrine Committee meeting and enjoyed getting acquainted with fellow committee members. As I listened to Pastor Steve Schell and other committee members discuss the complex theological issues facing our world and our movement, I felt a joy […]

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