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Nugget - Words

Words are power containers & we cannot just fire at will. The potential for colateral damage is too great. Speak words that impart life, inspire passion & ignite dreams.

14 September 2012, 12:46 PM
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Renovations Continue on Bethel Dallas!

Bethel Dallas at the Champion Center is taking shape! Here are some pics of the renovation as of Sept 7th!

12 September 2012, 10:15 PM
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First "Unofficial" Service in Dallas

I was blessed this last Sunday to host a prayer gathering at our new property, the Champion Center. We had about 100 people in attendance and it was a sweet time of fellowship, worship, testimonies and prayer. I have such a strong sense of destiny on this new church called Bethel Dallas. The Lord reminded me of Ex 47 and how God showed the prophet that he was indeed in over his head. Aren't we all when we are running after God's will in all things?

12 September 2012, 10:13 PM
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Continuing the Journey

Twists & turns, peaks & valleys. You just never know what's around the bend up ahead. That's the nature of being on a journey in uncharted territory. For some that is frightening. It used to be for me. It's not a fearful thing any longer. I decided to embrace the changes, shifts & transitions that following Jesus requires. I think in terms of those first disciples who responded to Peter's first gospel message in Acts 2. Everything changed for them in a moment. Their entire life orientation &...

05 September 2012, 01:18 PM
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Bethel Dallas at The Champions Center

Getting there! The tower went up this week. It's going to be translucent and will change colors on a random pattern. It will be a real attention getter at night. We are hosting a prayer gather on Sun the 9th at 10:30am to pray for the building, the church & our property. Exciting times.

05 September 2012, 12:50 PM
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Last Sunday at Bethel Brentwood

I have enjoyed my short, albeit fruitful, season at Bethel Brentwood. This past Sunday was my last as I will be traveling over the next few weekends to serve our congregation in Dallas. These kinds of days are bittersweet as I am thrilled about the future but greiving the moment. God has blessed us with so many "Lifer" friends that will remain in our hearts the rest of our lives. I look forward to the occasional reconnects i.e. spiritual family reunions in the future. So, here's to a new be...

03 September 2012, 07:35 PM
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On the Road Again

Well, today will be one of those open road kind of days. Lot's of water, great worship music blasting & the best road food ever... corn dogs!!! I'm packing this morning & heading Southwest for an 11 hour joy ride. Lots of prayer, praise & worship will go up as I turn my car into a sanctuary. I might even sing my praise... or at least make a joyful noise. I'm looking forward to the adventure & surprises this next season will bring... so, "Gentlemen... start your engines!

25 August 2012, 01:42 PM
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Road Trip Tomorrow... Dallas or Bust

I'm hitting the road on Sat morning for a little drive to Dallas, home of the Rangers :-). It should take me about 11 hours, give or take. I love road time. It's perfect for praying, worshipping, eating bad food, more praying, worshipping... you get the idea. Our transition is beginning. I met with 5 moving companies this past week to take bids on the move to Texas. Those guys make some bucks, I must say. Time to call it day... tomorrow is going to be a long one.

25 August 2012, 04:34 AM
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This Amazing Journey

I have been walking through some of the transitional elements of our move back to Texas. Passing along responsibilities at the church, paperwork, getting bids from movers, looking for a house in Dallas... There is much to be done. I could complain about the mundane & tedious parts of this journey, after all we just moved here only 6 months ago. However, my trust is in God's plan and it doesn't have to make sense to me. The day I made a quality decision to embrace, not resist, mystery was a t...

23 August 2012, 08:55 PM
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Father of Lights Tour in Nashville

Last night I attended the Father of Lights Tour at Rocket Town here in Nashville. It was an amazing event with Darren Wilson hosting & Leeland performing & leading worship. I was able to acquire a pre-release of the DVD a couple of months ago & have been showing the movie to friends. Without fail it continues to make an impact on all who see it. My favorite part of last night's event was enjoying the reaction of the audience (over 1,000) at some of the amazing moments of the film. If you h...

22 August 2012, 02:10 PM
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It's Official... We Are Moving To Dallas!

Our journey began in Jan when I made the drive to Nashville to be a part of the Executive Pastoral Team at Bethel World Outreach Church. We spent a week in Jan in prayer & fasting. God made it clear that this was indeed the right move. So we loaded up our Penske trucks & made the move. It's been an amazing & fruitful season here in Nashville, but we continued to feel a pull to our Bethel Dallas church plant. Annette & I spent a year helping to establish that church in the Lewisville area & ...

21 August 2012, 06:29 PM
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