Sunday Lessons

Yesterday morning as I was driving in for services at Cross Point, I was anticipating the day and how I could best support the team.  I was wrestling with my own insecurities and feelings of inadequacy and desperately longing for some affirmation.  The kicker is that my role is not one that gets a lot […]

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The Church’s Next Great Crisis

What does it cost us when half the church’s gifts go untapped? I’ve been wrestling with this question quite a lot lately. Conversations are stirring in the church world about our inability to engage the 21st century female. “I don’t know where I fit in the church.” “I feel like I don’t belong because I’m […]

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The Church's Next Great Crisis

What does it cost us when half the church’s gifts go untapped? I’ve been wrestling with this question quite a lot lately. Conversations are stirring in the church world about our inability to engage the 21st century female. “I don’t know where I fit in the church.” “I feel like I don’t belong because I’m […]

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Sunday Lessons – Leading Absent

“The test of your leadership is not what happens when you’re there, but what happens when you’re NOT there.” Ken Blanchard I read this quote this morning on Twitter and it’s the perfect description of the tension I feel every Sunday. On the DISC profile I’m a high C, followed by a strong D.  This […]

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No More Stinkin’ Policies

As part of a quickly growing church, it seems like we encounter new challenges every single day.  From human resources to safety issues to legal questions to staff communication process, etc. And many times the gut reaction is to create a new policy to create rules and guidelines for handing whatever new challenge has come […]

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No More Stinkin' Policies

As part of a quickly growing church, it seems like we encounter new challenges every single day.  From human resources to safety issues to legal questions to staff communication process, etc. And many times the gut reaction is to create a new policy to create rules and guidelines for handing whatever new challenge has come […]

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Over-Thinking

Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious— the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Philippians 4:8 The Message I am a victim of my own mind sometimes.  I […]

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Glimpse

Have you ever found yourself wondering…What happens when we die? Do we just go to sleep? Is Heaven real? If it is, why would we want to go to a place we hardly know anything about? And if we do believe in Heaven, does that mean we believe in Hell? Would a loving God send […]

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