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A Parable

There once was a wealthy, respected, and powerful man who fell in love with a beautiful woman.  Because of his love, the man devoted himself to her and soon she fell in love with him and they were married.  They … Continue reading

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Flo’s Story

Here is a video made for our church planting organization, Mission Alive, that highlights the work we have been doing in Wichita.  I think you will enjoy it!  

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Trying to Listen to God

I talk a lot about listening to God.  I have had some really good experiences where I have heard from God and seen the timeliness of those words.  I heard the voice of God today and thought I would share … Continue reading

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Community Based on a Way of Life

I am always trying to think of good ways to describe what we are doing in this River City Christian Community experiment.  Church Plant is such a loaded word with all kinds of connotations.  So here is my latest thoughts … Continue reading

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Inconsistency, Research, and Neighbors

I’m beginning this post kind of sad that I haven’t been consistent with my blogging.  If I’m being honest it is probably because I got distracted or maybe even kind of depressed.  February was a tough month for me and … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God is like a Funeral – part 2

Grandpa’s funeral was Saturday, February 18 in Searcy, Arkansas.  Grandma and Grandpa lived in Little Rock for a long time and retired to Searcy several years ago.  I loaded up my family on Friday to start heading to Arkansas.  There … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God is like a Funeral – part 1

Last Wednesday, February 15, 2012, my grandfather, Claude Lewis (Grandpa), passed away.  I always wonder how I will react emotionally to these kind of things. My mom’s father, Ralph Starling passed away in July of 2008, just days after my … Continue reading

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The Kingom of God is like a Good Party

I suspect that Jesus enjoyed a good party.  We know he had a reputation of of hanging out with the sinners.  At the request of his mother, he intervened to solve a problem at a wedding party by turning water … Continue reading

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Church Planting Update

This is part of an update that Kyle, my church planting partner wrote.  I thought he did a good job describing our work over the last month so I thought I would share it with you.  Enjoy! October and November … Continue reading

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River City Christian Community!

Being new residents to Wichita, we have gotten very used to a conversation that goes something like this: Us: we just moved to Wichita Them: Where did you move from? Us: The Dallas area Them: What brought you to Wichita? … Continue reading

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