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My Thoughts About #SundayFunday

September 11, 2017 - Blog

Hey Oasis! Here are a few thoughts I want us all to consider as we get closer to #SundayFunday on October 1… #1 – EVERY FAMILY reach a family… I know I talk a lot and it’s easy to just ignore me sometimes… BUT I…

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8 Things I Believe About Oasis Church

September 11, 2017 - Blog

#1 – I believe the potential for oasis to do good and have a positive impact in in our community is greater than it has ever been. #2 – I believe that some of the BEST leaders of our church are currently in elementary, middle…

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4 Things I LOVE About My Team

September 7, 2017 - Blog

I ABSOLUTELY believe God divinely orchestrated the team I get to serve in ministry with. I’m so grateful for Todd, Bonnie, Joel, Matt, Jeremiah, Jason, and Donna! There are many others who are key leaders at Oasis, but these specific staff members have put in…

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3 Things I Love About Joel Henley

September 5, 2017 - Blog

For those who don’t know, Joel is the worship pastor at oasis church. He and his wife, Kriss, moved here from South Florida in 2013 to help plant the church. Joel took a job at a bagel shop and basically worked from 5am – 2pm…

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I Don’t Care If My Church Grows

September 5, 2017 - Blog

The title is not click bait. I’m for real.  I used to have “butts and bucks” disease. Have you ever heard about it? It’s a real thing. It’s a condition that usually rears its head on Monday mornings. It’s when the first 2 questions a…

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A Thought About Global Church Growth

September 4, 2017 - Blog

All the church gurus and researchers are telling us that church “attendance” is declining across the board. (Lots of doom & gloom here!) And it’s probably true in the U.S according to statistics… But here’s a thought… 2,000 years ago the entire WORLD was skipping…

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5 Reasons WHY you may not accomplish ANY of your dreams

September 2, 2017 - Blog

#1 –  You keep waiting around. Waiting for the right circumstances. Waiting for a call back. Waiting till it “feels right.” Waiting for all the pieces to “fall into place.” Waiting for magic money to show up. Waiting for someone to recognize your talents and…

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20 Years

September 2, 2017 - Blog

20 years ago THIS MONTH, Jesus COMPLETELY changed my heart and gave me a brand NEW LIFE! He took all of my wrong-ness, & freely gave me all of His right-ness…thus making me “righteous” .  (2 Corinthians 5:21) Since then, His plans for me (Jeremiah…

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7 Affirmations

September 1, 2017 - Blog

In 78 days, I will step into a whole new world. Knowing this, I wrote 7 principles I’ll seek to live by as a husband and a father.  Obviously I know I’m a bonehead sometimes and I’ll jack this up occasionally, but as I grow into…

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Some People Left

August 31, 2017 - Blog

I have a hard time when people leave. Maybe its my orphan past or some other insecurity? I don’t know! But I do know that one of the most challenging pieces of pastoring for me is continuing to stay focused and encouraged even when it…

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