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Going into Training

I have been reading a book by Bear Grylls  called “Survival Guide for Life”.  Bear details many different short, pithy statements that he practices as he walks through life.  I read one today that resonated with something that Ignite does … Continue reading

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Building Spiritual Muscle

I was reading Proverbs yesterday morning when a familiar verse caught my attention again.  “If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength.”  (Proverbs 24: 10) We are a month into a new year and 2016 will … Continue reading

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Mobilize the Troops

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to get General George McClellan to commit to action against the Confederate Army. McClellan constantly overestimated the strength of his opposition and this caused him to hesitate when he should have been … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Coach

I just finished a coaching session with my coach and afterwards, a verse from Proverbs came to mind:  “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another”.  (Proverbs 27: 17)  I greatly appreciated the session today as we talked about … Continue reading

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A Good Reminder

I attended the Intern Fair at Lincoln Christian University with Mark Willis today.  Traveling to Lincoln, we talked about Ignite and the Underground Network of house churches that Mark has facilitated in the city of Chicago.  We celebrated some of … Continue reading

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Anticipation is something we all understand.  We all know what it feels like to look forward to something.  As the day draws near, the excitement builds until it peaks as the anticipated event happens.  Right now, my wife and I … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Hero

I went to see Captain America last night with my wife and son.  I enjoyed watching the exploits of the Marvel Comics’ hero.  Thinking about some of the characteristics that make up a hero, I came up with this list: A hero … Continue reading

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