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“God certainly cares for you!”

I wondered what my high school friend Jack was writing on the steel beam before it would be hoisted into place.  After he walked away, I got nosey. “And if God cares so wonderfully for the wildflowers, then He certainly cares for you. :)”  Those words echoing Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 6 inspire me. Jack faces more…

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empty chairs

A first time guest was brought to me before our worship service started last Sunday. This mother desperately needed help from God because her daughter ran away from home. We prayed with her in the middle of the Silverado lobby. She had no idea the passage of scripture I would teach from was Matthew 15…

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treasure in the house

  We must raise $265,000 next month for our remaining eng and impact fees, utilities, ADA, security, and design fees.  Last week, our staff team prayed and collaborated about creative ways to pay for these expenses.  Some of our friends are tapped out.  No more financial margin.  We realized all the unused items in our…

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eternal investment

I wake up every morning with this prayer, “Lord Jesus, please give us your strength to help our friends become devoted followers of You.”  Its the mission of our church.  This week, my burden is for our little friends – our children. Our Advisory Council joined me on our property and the first place we…

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trusting God during the delay

San Antonio approved our new church plans and construction begins!  We were told from the beginning it would take longer and cost more than expected.  They were right.  After all the planning was done, we were told to expect more delays because of the large volume of building projects happening in our city. This was the…

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“go in and occupy it”

I received my first prophetic text message from a minister outside our church family.  My pastor friend didn’t know the details regarding our building status or the delays. He sent me this scripture along with the words “this is for you” in a text on June 22. The Lord our God said to us, ‘You…

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discipline of focus

When I first started hunting, I was a poor shot.  A flock of ducks would come in so I would shoot in the middle of them, but had zero success.  Things changed when I learned the discipline of focus.  It required picking out one duck and then leading it with the bead on the shotgun’s…