Tag Archives: mission

The Grace of the Pivot

So, when we fail, rather than freezing or going back to old ideas, we can pivot to something better by putting the responsibility for the mission’s success back on God.  Don’t just freeze. Turn.  Go back to God and ask him what his mission is for this place, people, and time. Continue reading

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Hurricane Relief and Recovery 101

(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 for yourself and some to share.  Bring your own wisdom about the best ways … Continue reading

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Praying for Courage and Eyes

Today at work, I had a little time to listen a *conversation on discipleship.  They covered a lot of ground, but two things struck me.  First was the reminder to gather with others to pray specifically for courage to be … Continue reading

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What’s Coming Up

What’s Going on at Love First Coast? March 31 – Annual Meeting with dinner.  Text Jesse 904-599-2889 if you’d like to join us. (6pm at 3455 SR13, 32259) April 7 – Worship Gathering (6:45pm @ Faith Community Church 3450 CR210, … Continue reading

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Worship Gathering for Living Life on Mission

Over and over again, I have seen people make a strategic mistake after God invites them into his work.   I’ve made it myself.  Making this mistake leads to less effectiveness in ministry, lowers our defenses against burnout and discouragement, lulls … Continue reading

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Dealing with Disappointment

I will forever be grateful for Nicky Gumble’s line in Alpha Leader Training: “Alpha is probably the most disappointing thing you’ll ever do.” It was strangely encouraging and helped me and others persevere through leading the Alpha Course.  When few … 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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