Tag Archives: Hope

Sustaining Joy and Hope

At the root of joy and hope is revisiting the only true source for our security and significance. Continue reading

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Demonstrating Hope

Wherever you go, God is sending you! 1) June 2019 is just about to slip into history… I want to offer a brief word of encouragement.  This morning, I was thinking about how tempting it is to use all our … Continue reading

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Productive Suffering?

May 5 – Worship Gathering (6:45pm @ Faith Community Church 3450 CR210, 32259) In 53 years of weekly church attendance, I’ve heard a lot of sermons on how to have a happy life, but not too many on the certainty … Continue reading

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Help from Christmas

It is a mistake to think the church has a mission.  The church does not have a mission.  God has a mission.  God’s mission has a church. God’s mission is most clearly evident in Jesus.  In Jesus, the God of … Continue reading

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Hope and Gratitude

Disciples of Jesus are called to be hope-filled people.  If there’s one thing this missional approach to life has helped me with, it’s hope.  God has a mission and invites us into it.  How can that not bring hope?  And … Continue reading

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The Power of Gratitude

This Sunday night, we gather for worship at 6:45pm in the St. Johns Room of Faith Community Church (3450 CR210, 32259) to be equipped to walk the journey before us with renewed joy and strength.  Come and discover the power … Continue reading

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Worship Report – Micropost

Just a brief word about Easter weekend. Starting with sunrise on Good Friday set the pace.   Unlike Easter sunrise services, on Good Friday, there aren’t many people on the beach.  We had a small group – about twenty in all … Continue reading

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