Survival of The Fittest

Picture this. Imagine applying for a job in which you had no experience. The corporation hired you knowing you lacked experience. You attend the new hire orientation where you learn about the vision and mission of the corporation. They also tell you the corporations history and...
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My Response To The People (Ferguson)

I first want to acknowledge the Brown family. This is a tough time in your life constantly reliving the death of your son, Michael Brown. In addition, you have to carry the weight of encouraging people to respond to the “no indictment” verdict in a manner that you...
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Why Starting A Church Was The Right Choice For Me

I remember when God showed me part of my purpose in life was to pastor a church. “You want me to do what”, was my first response. After a few years I was a little more at ease with doing it but still had my reservations. I began to prepare myself for the interview...
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No Signs Needed

(Judges 6:36-40Judges 6:36-40English: King James Version (1611) - KJV36 And Gideon said unto God, If thou wilt save Israel by mine hand, as thou hast said, 37...
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Personal Study

Study to she thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth (2 Timothy 2:152 Timothy 2:15English:...
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This Time Next Year

We are now 365 days away from the launch of Gospel Outreach Community Church. This pre-launch phase we’re in has been an adventure of ups and downs. However, it is an enjoyable calling that we’re glad to be on. We began our bible study series on March 4th and have...
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We Want You

And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them,  Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.  ...
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The Point Of No Return

Mr. Curtis Burrell composed a hymn titled “I Don’t Feel No Ways Tired”. I remember growing up hearing James Cleveland sing those powerful words of the chorus: As I examine those words I can see clearly that this is a very desirable state of mind and spirit to have. Spent enough...
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Faith + Works = Results

I have to admit that I did not know that starting a church would take so much work. That does not mean that I have no appreciation for how hard it is to start a church. It does mean that even at the level of difficulty that I had imagined, reality has revealed that I still fell...
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Mistakes That Count

As I defined the direction to take with the “Journey With Me” blog, it was easy to decide to share the positive aspect of this journey of starting Gospel Outreach Community Church. However, I quickly realized that you will not be journeying with me. You’ll be...
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