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Stop Using The Phrase “I’ll Pray For You”

October 2, 2017 - Blog

A few years ago I made a pact (sort of) with a few friends that we would STOP using the phrase “I’ll pray for you.” The reason we agreed to this was because we noticed how easy it is to SAY it, but never DO…

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Old Hugh

September 28, 2017 - Blog

Hugh died and everyone is saying, “He was so cool and classy,” “He was a revolutionary with big dreams,” “He was a cultural architect.” Real talk. Hugh was a man who made a living by prostituting women. Hugh owned and operated a brothel. Hugh got rich by pimping out…

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I Am A Hypocrite

September 28, 2017 - Blog

Yesterday, I invited someone to join us for a big event we are having at my church this Sunday. His response was “I don’t go to church anymore because most of the people at church are hypocrites” I responded with my usual… “yea I agree….

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Weapons against you?

September 25, 2017 - Blog

Isaiah 54:17 says… “But in that coming day no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These benefits are enjoyed by the servants of the Lord; their vindication will come from me. I, the Lord, have…

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Be A Bringer

September 25, 2017 - Blog

In light of yesterday’s sermon, “We are Bringers,” I thought I’d share a few thoughts I’ve been wrestling with lately. #1 – Why should I care if people meet Jesus? 3 Reasons… EVERYONE spends ETERNITY somewhere!!  (Hebrews 9:27) It is IMPOSSIBLE to be in a…

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I want to, but I don’t want to

September 22, 2017 - Blog

I think all of us (church people) could find ourselves guilty of at least one of these things at some point throughout our faith journey… I want to, but I don’t want to… I want to be part of a “diverse church” but I don’t…

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Give Holly Springs The Bird!!!

September 20, 2017 - Blog

We are #HereForGood We love our community and can’t ignore the fact that even though we live in one of the most affluent areas of our state, there are still many families who are hurting and going through hard times. So we want to do…

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Making Ends Meet

September 19, 2017 - Blog

I was sound asleep in my bed when my dad shook me and said, “wake up! Listen carefully, I need you to come with me and stay right beside me no matter what.” The smell of beer was on his clothes and he was breathing…

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3 Things EVERY person is CALLED to…

September 18, 2017 - Blog

Hey Oasis! Yesterday at church, I briefly mentioned that one of the steps to growing spiritually is getting involved in a local church. If you were there, then you remember I said spiritual growth will happen when you… Get in the Word. Get in the…

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Separation, Divorce, Re-Marriage, and Everything In Between

September 14, 2017 - Blog

“I got divorced.” I said those words very matter-of-factly during a sermon a couple of weeks ago at my favorite church in the world, OASIS. The sermon wasn’t about divorce, it was about church planting. I made the comment during a point in my message…

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