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Feb 2010

Perspective can be defined as that which brings a true understanding to the relative importance of things…if there is something that we desperately need in this day and age it is perspective. I believe that perspective is one of the greatest gifts that God gives us through the lives of others…until we lift our gaze…

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Feb 2010

Most men are not satisfied with the permanent output of their lives.  Nothing can wholly satisfy the life of Christ within his followers except the adoption of Christ’s purpose toward the world he came to redeem. J. Campbell White Since the weather has made it necessary for us to take a month off of Little…

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Feb 2010

Well, we’re snowed out of Holton tomorrow, but we will be gathering as Redemption Hill to listen to God, pray and celebrate together in homes around Greater Richmond instead of Holton Elementary.  As part of the gathering,  we’ll be watching the next sermon in the Lord’s Prayer Series: “Lead us not into temptation but deliver…

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05

Feb 2010

2 years ago this month, I was in a pinch trying to find a place to host our initial info meetings for Redemption Hill. At the midnight hour, a new friend named Chris Thomas (who is the associate pastor at Grace Covenant Presbyterian church in the Fan), went to bat for us with his session…

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05

Feb 2010

Last week, while Chris was traversing our continent visiting Anchorage and Tacoma, I took our kids to Atlanta to visit family.  This is going to sound strange to some of you, but it’s actually fun for homeschooled kids to go to school on their vacation.  Not their regular school, but “real school.”  In Atlanta, our…

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02

Feb 2010

If you’re like me you have had countless responses to the snow in the last few days…from joy to frustration. But what about awe…what about wonder….what about worship? I’m serious, has the snow over the last few days moved you to worship God, the Creator and Sustainer of all? If not, maybe it should. How…

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01

Feb 2010

Sounds like a narrative for children, right? Uh…wrong.   On the first night of our training here at Soma Communities, I, along with 30 other church planters and leaders could not wait to get into the first session.  Anticipating this week for quite a while, we were excited like 3rd graders on the first day back to…

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Jan 2010

There was no last minute call to make this time…today I recieved a phone call from the City of Richmond telling me that they are canceling all scheduled events in the city schools tomorrow. Richmond, along with Chesterfield County and Henrico County are locking down the schools on Sunday. So, once again, take this opportunity…

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Jan 2010

Alright Redemption Hill…here’s the deal. The powers that be are anticipating anywhere from 6-12 inches of snow for us between Saturday morning and Sunday morning. So, stay tuned to this site tomorrow for updated info about our service on Sunday. If we have to cancel, remember to use the opportunity to worship with your family…

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Jan 2010

One of the most powerful ways that you can be engaged in the restoration of this devastated nation is through prayer. As Americans, or as sinners really, we have been able to construct a church culture and system that relies on our best efforts and innovations with very little dependance on the Holy Spirit. To…

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