Tag Archives: Spiritual Formation

WE ARE REALLY WEALTHY!: I Corinthians 1:5-6

          “…that in everything you were enriched in Him, in all speech and all knowledge, even as the testimony concerning Christ was confirmed in you.” I Corinthians 1:5-6, NASB   The Apostle Paul like many of … Continue reading

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EQ Series pt.3:EQ Series pt.3 February 14, 2016 “Un-Packing Your Emotional Suitcase!” “Going Back in Order to Go Forward”

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/eq-part-iii/id1027134027?i=363227027&mt=2   EQ Series pt.3 February 14, 2016 “Un-Packing Your Emotional Suitcase!” “Going Back in Order to Go Forward”   Introduction:   It is great be able to be here with you today Brave Church and you are in a … Continue reading

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Lent: Liberation for the Soul!

I am the current transitional pastor of Recreate Church which is located in San Jose, CA, and I wrote this for a blog article concerning some of the reasons why I am convinced that the Season of Lent is important for … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth in Love to those Who Stumble!

              One of the most difficult questions that any person serving in leadership wrestles with is how does one respond to believers who continue to practice sin? If you are a person who is … Continue reading

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Insight Beyond Your own Sight: Ephesians 1:17

                  Today, in my Daily office this is the verse that I focused on for my time of Lectio Devina. As a leader, husband, father, and grandfather, I am always needing the insight … Continue reading

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Sermon: A Fragmented Hard Drive/Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Part 2 of 9

A Fragmented Hard-Drive  NEHEMIAH 1:1-4    Nehemiah 1 5 Then I said:  “Lord, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments, 6 let your ear be attentive and … Continue reading

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Becoming an Effective Leader – Part 1 of 2

          Recently in my teaching assignment as a professor in a Bible College I was asked by a young woman who is a student from China, “Professor what are the important things that one would need … Continue reading

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“Doing Our Dance!” Daily Office: July 9, 2015

    For many Protestants the understanding of God being Trinity is an exercise of intellectual assent without really investigating what does it mean to our Mission on planet earth as the Church. There are two tendencies that historically we … Continue reading

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Growing Deeper At Midlife: The Journey through the Unknown to Become Fully Known Starting Point: My Feet Don’t Stink!

  I am finishing my Directive-Reading Paper for M.A. Program at Vanguard University on how the use of ceremonies and rituals utilizing Edwin Friedman’s Family Systems approach can be used by churches and denominations in equipping clergy leadership transitioning into … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Miracle Moment at Subway!

          Valentine’s Day in our family is a fairly important day! The tradition is that I get cards for my bride, Valerie, and my sons, as well as my grandson. I was really excited about the … Continue reading

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