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Grace. Redemption.

November 17, 2017 - Blog

I’ve been sitting here, fingers dangling over my keyboard, trying to form words from the emotions that are stirring. I can’t. But I’m gonna give it my best effort. There are a couple of words that keep rising. Grace and Redemption. These are lofty words…

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Beautiful Feet

November 8, 2017 - Blog

Telling others about Jesus is NOT a good idea…it is a COMMAND issued by JESUS Himself. It’s RARELY easy, it usually makes us UNCOMFORTABLE, and some people WILL think you are CRAZY. Interestingly, the people who have been Christians for the longest are often the…

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Oh how things change…#teamJESUS

October 30, 2017 - Blog

#1 – Jesus, I want to see YOU do something awesome.  In the infancy of Oasis, I BELIEVED with ALL my heart that God was going to do something awesome in Holly Springs. SO…I did what every well meaning church planter does and I prayed…

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

October 23, 2017 - Blog

#10 – I love making lists 😂 EVERY sermon, blog post, vacation plan, email, etc…it all starts out as a list. #9 – I hate dressing up! Seriously wish I could wear t-shirt & jeans every day. #8 – I love dressing. For real tho,…

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Letter To Oasis

October 23, 2017 - Blog

Hey Oasis!! 5 things I want to share with you today… #1 – This past month has been AMAZING! Jesus is changing lives and He’s doing it a lot more than we realize… we’ve seen dozens of salvations throughout the “This Is My Song” series!! …

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5 Myths Church Planters Believe

October 19, 2017 - Blog

#1 – There is a way to do church…and I know the way! You know it in your head, but you may struggle to believe in your heart that there is MORE THAN ONE WAY to do church. Our job as church planters is to…

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“Food For The Holidays”…UPDATE!

October 18, 2017 - Blog

About a month ago we began a small project to supplement as many families as possible in Southern Wake County with FOOD for the holidays. Part of my motivation for this is rooted in my own personal story, and another motivation is because I’m a…

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#StayWoke – 3 Dangerous Prayers

October 13, 2017 - Blog

If you are like me, you probably don’t pray as often as you’d like.  And WHEN we do pray, our prayer sounds like some variation of the following… “Dear Jesus… ME ME ME.” Give me more money, more comfort, more health, more something…and the reality…

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Birthday Wishes

October 12, 2017 - Blog

I’m turning 34 next week. WOAH!!! …It feels like just yesterday I was eagerly anticipating getting my license so that I could FINALLY drive my Dad’s ’65 Mustang. And now I’m 34…when did THAT happen? I don’t know why, but I get uncomfortable when I…

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men don’t do church?

October 12, 2017 - Blog

I was a youth pastor for 3 years, and I’ve been a “lead” pastor for 4 years. So, I’ve been in “full time” ministry now for 7 years. And if there is ONE thing that has stood out to me over these 7 years, it’s…

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