Monthly Archives: June 2011

Meeting an Important Need

Here is something that just about anyone can do.  Last Thursday, Sam Barnhart (Ignite’s church planter in Bensenville) hosted a cookout at his house.  He made some flyers inviting his neighbors to the gathering and then handed them out in … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t Wanted

My son and his fiance recently purchased a dog they named Hooligan.  He is a Boggle (Beagle and Boston Terrier mix) and they all three visited our home this weekend for a bridal shower.  He’s almost six months old and full of energy … Continue reading

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Reaching Different People Groups

Last Saturday, I participated in the Ride for Life, a motorcycle run that raised money for the American Cancer Society.  As we prepared to take off, my wife commented, “I didn’t know there were this many motorcycles around.”  There must … Continue reading

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Uncommon Living

Reading through the Sermon on the Mount today (Matthew 5 – 7), I was reminded of the uncommon way of living that Jesus challenges his followers to practice.  As he taught these lessons, he was asking his followers to choose to do … Continue reading

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The Power of Partnership

By Lance Hurley “You can do what I cannot do.  I can do what you cannot do.  Together, we can do great things.”  – Mother Teresa My wife was watching the end of a NASCAR race the other day when … Continue reading

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Getting an Adjustment

Last week, I “tweaked” my back doing yardwork.  Today, I went to the chiropractor to see if he could take care of the discomfort I was still feeling.  The first stage of treatment came as I lay on my side … Continue reading

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