Monthly Archives: March 2012

Significant Days

We all have days in our lives that we hold in significance.  March 26 is a significant day in the Hurley household.  On that day, 27 years ago, my oldest son was born.  I remember many details about his early … Continue reading

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An Encouraging Word

Yesterday, I attended Crossroads Christian Church (one of Ignite’s new churches in Joliet, IL).  Walking into the lobby, I was greeted by a lady who said, “It’s good to see you here, I want to tell you something.”  She continued … Continue reading

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The Things We Value

My wife had a colon screening this morning.  (Doesn’t this sound like a great way to spend a Friday morning?)  Sitting with her in the recovery room, I watched her sleeping and realized, once again, how much of a treasure … Continue reading

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The “5 Tool” Planter #2

During Ignite’s planter meeting, I asked everyone gathered, “What would make a person a “5 tool” church planter?  Here are some of the different opinions shared by our planters: Great visionary (many of the words / phrases were prefaced with … Continue reading

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The “5 Tool” Planter #1

In baseball circles, the player that every scout dreams about signing is the person who has each of the “5 tools”.  A “5 tool” player is one who can hit, hit with power, run, throw and field.  This is the … Continue reading

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We all have a Filter

Yesterday, I spoke at a church that supports Ignite.  I focused on Philippians 1: 7-8 and the “All of you” statements in that passage.  I took a poll during the middle of the message and asked a series of questions.  … Continue reading

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