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Trouble with the Curve

This is one of my favorite times of year!! Fall is on the fringes. The leaves will be changing colors soon, College Football is set to kick-off, and the cool air will be upon us granting us a reprieve from

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Living A Life Of Power

Living a life of POWER is having full control of the controllables! Control what you can control. How many of us like to be in control? How many of us want to have power over our bad habits, over our

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No Weapon Formed Against Me Shall Prosper

As many of you know, we lost a friend, leader and brother, Brandon Lewis on Saturday. I did not know Brandon as well as I would have liked.  What I did know about him, and most importantly, what others said about him,

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Three Steps To Success

I think all of us had to do it.  I’m not sure it was offered as a choice in school. If memory serves, most everyone was excited about doing it. It was called the Aptitude test and if your school

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Capitalize What’s Important

The rules of grammar state that you should not capitalize the first letter of a “relationship”. The rules of grammar also state that you should capitalize the first letter of things that are important. This short article is about my Family, and I choose

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The Marriage Of Business And Ministry

As I travel back from St. Croix, where I was on my honeymoon, the subject of marriage has never been more prominent in my life. The idea of two people joining as one flesh to accomplish a single purpose really

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Let’s Wrestle

First thing is first, for those of you that aren’t aware, pro wrestling is not real. It’s not ballet, but it’s not real. Sorry. There is actually a formula to wrestling matches you see on TV. The kind of wrestling

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Truth Or Dare

Look at the calendar.  Yes, it’s July already… I just got back from a great One Life America trip to Jamaica (see you in Aruba in 2018!), a wonderful 4th of July holiday with friends and family…and a mid-year self-assessment. Yes,

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The Cause of Christ

“For this cause I live, for this cause I die, I surrender all for the cause of Christ. All I once held dear, I will leave behind, for my joy is this – Oh, the cause of Christ.” – Kari

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Smile – Everyone Is Watching

There is a famous quote by Gordon West that says “Smile and the world smiles with you, cry and you cry alone.”.  My interpretation of this quote is that people want to be around those who are happy and positive.

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