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An Attitude of Gratitude.

So often when preaching on a topic I find myself having to really live it out in the weeks before… This Sunday my wife & I are both preaching on giving thanks in ALL situations, and in the last 10 days the following has happened: I have broken my foot, requiring painful surgery. I’ve had to cough […]

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How To Be A Good Enough Woman

Do you ever feel like no matter how hard you try it’s just Not Good Enough?

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God Wants You To Be Happy?

“May all who are godly be HAPPY…” – Psalm 97:12 NLT96 It feels so good to hear the words, “God wants me to be happy.” It feels good to hear that, above all else, He wants me to enjoy life and only wants good things to happen in my life. But what if that weren’t entirely […]

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The Tired Thirties

I am 32. I am tired. I am not alone. A few weeks ago I managed to get away for a “boys-only” weekend. No kids. Good surf. Lots of meat. Bliss. But one thing we all were aware of was just how exhausted we all felt. Pretty much all the time. We concluded that the decade between […]

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The Balanced Life??

“When it comes to work and life, most of us know what it feels like to be out of balance. But do we know what it feels like to be in balance? It’s not a trick question — even if it seems so at first.” – Michael Hyatt A few years ago I watched a […]

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7 More Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

Last week I wrote a post called 8 Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now. Here are 7 more… 1. Today is What’s Important. It’s so easy to live stuck in the past or perpetually in the future. Pay attention to what is happening now, to the people around you, to the […]

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8 Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

I’m coming up on 32 years old and have certainly made my fair share of mistakes in life. And while I’m not a big believer in regrets (I have learned tremendously from every single mistake) there are a few things I know now that wish I had known when I was younger: 1. Don’t Worry Too […]

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Finding God in Gangnam

Love it or hate it, it cannot be denied that PSY’s song “Gangnam Style” is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. Here are just a few incredible facts surrounding the song: On December 21, 2012, the “Gangnam Style” music video became the first ever YouTube video to reach a billion views! As of today, […]

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Settling Down without Settling

When you’re fourteen, you look forward to car keys. In high school, you just want the freedom of leaving home. When you get to university, you can’t wait to get out into the real world. When you land your first job, it’s all about getting a better job, buying that first home, proving you’re a grown-up. […]

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Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love (Part 2)

In an article I wrote many months ago (If you haven’t read it, I suggest you do, otherwise this post may not make as much sense) I wrote about the fact that money and happiness are not always directly related. And while that might sound noble or perhaps naive, I wanted to ask myself the question, “Is this […]

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6 Things To Stop Caring About Today

Every day is an oppourtunity to start again. A new beginning. Sometimes however, in life, you have to stop before you can truly begin. So starting today, here are 6 things you should stop caring about: 1) Stop caring about everyone else’s opinion of you. For the most part, what other people think and say […]

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Change Something.

So many people I speak to are desperate for change. …in their church. …in their business …in their marriage. …in their health. …etc etc. Yet, when you dig a little deeper, what they really want is to have the benefits of change without paying the cost of change. We want to keep eating donuts, but get skinnier. We want […]

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