Tag Archives: Jesus

Jesus and Storms

(Next LFC gathering: 6:00 to 8:00pm at Plantation Park- 875 Davis Pond Blvd, 32259 – on Sunday, September 8.  We’ve reserved the pavilion.  Bring some picnic food to share.) “Do you know God?”  Someone once asked Soren Kierkegard that question.  … 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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Our Story So Far

The Story of LoveFirst Coast/First Coast Missional Communities (so far) – March 2017 version In the Spring of 2013, God pulled together about twenty people from five different churches.  We had several things in common.  Many of us had been … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Leadership Method

“Perhaps the ultimate test of a leader is not what you are able to do in the here and now – but instead what continues to grow long after you are gone.”  (Strengths Based Leadership, Rath and Conchie, p95.) I have … Continue reading

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Down Town Out

The Nicaragua Mission team leaves Friday night.  Pray for us! Our next worship gathering is June 18 at 6:30.  (We will probably gather in a home.  Stay tuned!) Down Town Out: How does missional engagement get going?   We’re learning. … Continue reading

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Loving Consumers of Religious Goods and Services

“By this they will know you are my disciples, by your love for one another.” -Jesus, John 13:35 A few days ago at the gym, my friend “Joe” introduced me to “Tom” (not their real names).  Tom and Joe both attend a large church nearby.  Later, … Continue reading

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Why People Are Disillusioned with the Church AND Things To Do About It

Why are people disillusioned with the church?  There are too many reasons.  In a short video, Mark Vanderstelt (Soma Communities) shares insight from a couple in his fellowship that had become disillusioned with church.  I summarize the reasons he shared below and offer … Continue reading

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