Under Age 03/09/2009

Posted by Dave Clayton on

When is it that we become adults? I know the legal answer is 18. But come on, I don’t think any of us are really under the allusion that we were adults on our 18th birthday. Maybe we could buy cigarettes, vote, and join the army, but at the end of the day we all knew we...

Becoming Less

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John the Baptist was a pretty amazing dude. Periodically I try to think about what John the Baptist would look like in 2009. Would he still be sporting the Camel Hair Blazer, eating bugs, and preaching with the fire of a fundamentalist, small town, southern Baptist preacher? Who knows. But I...

Greetings from Portland

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Hello. I hope you guys have had a wonderful Tuesday. Last night, I hopped on a planed and headed to Portland, OR to spend 6 days with a handful of men and women that are all striving to find ways to more faithfully live out the call of Jesus in their lives. All I can say is wow...our God is so...

Lead, Search, Love

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This week as I have been studying for my sermon in Acts 20 , I have found myself spending a lot of time in the Book of Ezekial. I know that sounds random, but Paul refers to Ezekial several times during his farewell speech in Acts 20. Anyways, one of the passages in Ezekial has really challenged...

I'm an idiot

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The other night, I was on campus with Brandon. We had both spoken on a panel that went fairly well. Afterwards, we had to rush over to a training session for a mission team we are leading in a few months. It was late. I had been on campus for 13 straight hours. I can honestly say that patience...

Choosing Leaders

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I have been thinking today a lot about our conversation yesterday (for those of you that were at my house you know what I am referring to). I have been praying that God will really open my heart and my eyes so that I can recognize the people he has been preparing for leadership. I love the story...