Tag Archives: Life

Revival of In – Acts 20. Sunday Message

Who helps you find the courage to stay on mission? Who helps you grow to know yourself and to know God better? Who helps you learn from Jesus how to live like Jesus? Who helps you to remember the good … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Revival – Isaiah 6:1-8

Limited gatherings.  Fewer face-to-face meetings.  Postponed mission work.  This is a time of forced waiting.  What if this season is less about inconvenience and more about God is preparing us for revival.  What if, coming out of this season, we … Continue reading

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Invited Into Healing? Acts 9:10-19

Good Morning!  The call to follow Jesus includes an invitation into God’s ministry of healing!  If you are reluctant to step into that, there’s a guy you could identify with in the book of Acts. This is the day that … Continue reading

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What’s Ailing You? Do You Want To Be Healed? LoveFirst Coast Sunday Message

Anger, anxiety, suspicion, fear, depression…  There is so much of that right now! But none of that captures the life for which we were created.  There is an alternative!  What would that life look like?  Is it available to us?  … Continue reading

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Seem like hell out there? Let’s gather for worship – because mission matters!

This captures my imagination: Jesus once said that the gates of hell would not prevail against his church.  Wow!  And the church is on the move!  But what is this church Jesus speaks of?  What is it’s clearest, simplest form?  … Continue reading

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Grateful for Duncan

This past week was a difficult one for me and my family.  Our dog’s health had been declining rapidly in recent weeks.  He lost much of his vision and developed some odd behaviors.  We visited the vet, got some insight … Continue reading

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Prayer and Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough

Our next worship gathering is September 2 at 6:45pm.  Right now, we plan to be in the St. Johns Room at Faith Community Church (3450 CR210, 32259).  But check back here. It’s a holiday weekend and the location is subject … Continue reading

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Retreat to Re-engage

“Those that wait on and hope in God get fresh strength” (Isaiah 40:31a) Love First Coast is returning to the ECO Lodge February 16-18 for a weekend of rest, recreation, renewal, worship, and prayer.  Anyone is welcome to join us. … Continue reading

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Discipleship That Changes The World

What is your strategy for changing the world in the right direction for a long time to come?  Jesus’ strategy was discipleship.  Thinking about our part in that work is our focus for tomorrow night’s worship gathering. (6:45 pm in … 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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