Thursday Is The New Sunday!

One of the many things I love about VALLEY Christian Church, the church I’ve been blessed to pastor for almost 25 years now, is the commitment of the people in the VALLEY Family to reach our community with innovative approaches that think “outside the box”. Recently, as a church staff, we began to read and […]

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Finish Strong – Christmas

As the BIG conclusion of the year is upon us, it’s really important for churches to leverage the Christmas season to reach out to the unchurched in our communities during this time. There is no other time of year, when the general population have hearts open to the Gospel like Christmas. So what are you […]

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Sharing The Love

This past Sunday, October 27th, we completed our six week, “God Of The Underdogs” campaign at VALLEY Christian Church. It was the first time we’ve had a campaign in the Fall (usually just Spring), so I wanted to take a minute to say ‘Thanks’ to everyone who played a part in making it happen and […]

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Monday Morning Musings 4/15/13

Sitting here, drinking a piping hot cup of coffee on this Monday morning, my heart is full of gratitude and thanksgiving as I muse about how awesome God is and the blessings He is pouring out on the VALLEY Christian Church Family! It’s absolutely mind-blowing to see God working through our, “What On Earth Am […]

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Mind Blowing

Yesterday, was completely mind blowing for me, watching what God did in VALLEY Christian Church. Here a few reasons why: 1. Last week I invited three buddies of mine to church that I know through coaching football. They don’t attend church regularly, and as I prepared for the message, “Man Up!” they came to mind,  […]

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Turnabout Is Fair Play

Last Saturday, a group of nine leaders from our church visited Grace Community Church for one of their Saturday night services. Grace Community Church is #47 of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Churches in the US in 2011 (weekly attendance growth from 500 to 1,800 since ’09). What was even more amazing to us was, […]

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Are You One Of The Few?

2And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest”. Luke 10:2 These words of Jesus have been on my mind today. It seems like, Jesus is making the point that there is no shortage […]

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Dying to Preach

Today, as I sit in my office, I find myself slowly dying. My message (sermon) is done for Sunday, in fact, I’ve already studied too much for it. I’m too prepared, and that only makes my current condition all the worse. I’ve been preaching for a long time now, but the truth is the preparation […]

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