Asking the “why” question the right way

July 12, 2012
why?

I had an interesting and worshipful thought visit me today due to the facebook post of a dear friend. Here is the post as it appeared on my facebook home page…   It is a thought provoking post to be sure.  The heart of it is meant to move us to action.  We can help …

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Have Bad Doctrine

June 19, 2012
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There is a “How to share your faith” evangelism program that suggests asking the question “If you were wrong in your beliefs, would you want to know?” as a means to open up further discussion.  That’s both a good and a bad question.  On the one hand, it’s a good question because who wouldn’t want …

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Goodbyes stink… but at least there will be bacon.

May 22, 2012
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Those of you who know us have heard us say before that the hospitality house ministry is a great gig.  We love it!  We have the amazing privilege of opening our home to America’s finest.  We worship with them, we study the Bible with them, we break bread together, we play together, we pray together, …

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A Titanic Kind of Trust

April 26, 2012
RMS Titanic

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of The Titanic. Our Friday night message is titled “A Titanic Kind of Trust”. ti·tan·ic ADJECTIVE: Titanic- Of or relating to the Titans. Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal: titanic creatures of the deep. Of enormous scope, power, or influence: “a deepening sense …

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Friday Night Beach Bonfire

April 15, 2012
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Hey Okinawa folks! After dinner at the house on Friday we will be loading up and heading to the beach for a bonfire. Mikey and Seth… these guys will lead us in praise and worship and then Mike… this guy Will lead us in a devotional and prayer as we say goodbye to Kandi… this …

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The Ever Increasing Nature of Sin

April 10, 2012
Uh -oh.  Should have stopped the leak.

Water is life sustaining.  It is refreshing. 71% of the earth’s surface is water.  Our bodies are made up of 60% water.  Every living creature and organism on the planet needs water to survive.  There is no doubt about our need for water.  It is the most desirable commodity on the planet.  There are times …

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That’s what we tell ourselves isn’t it Boomhauer?

April 1, 2012
The Philosophy of Boomhauer

Everyone has an opinion on the meaning of life and God.  I heard Mike say the other day “God is the one that gets to define who He is; not us.”  Join us on Wednesday nights here at HCC as we endeavor to study His word and find the truth of who He is. The …

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What is truth?

March 20, 2012
The Truth Project

In the gospel of John chapter 18 verse 38 we read of Jesus standing before a deeply troubled and confused Pontius Pilate.  Pilate asks Jesus “What is truth?” What irony!  As Pilate is desperate to know what to do, the Author of every right answer is standing before him and what does he ask?  He …

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St. Patrick’s Day… what it really is.

March 13, 2012
A lesson about God in the hands of a child

I was doing an image search on the internet trying to find some “St. Patrick’s Day” photos in order to make an announcement post about this week’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner theme.  Oh my.  There is a lot a crazy crud out there associated with the holiday.  Like so many things, the world has turned …

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Memorizing Philippians

March 10, 2012
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We’re two days into week two.  How are you doing?  I applaud all of you for sticking with it this far.  Keep going; you can do it… at least that is what God’s word says and He is never wrong.  :)