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05 Aug 2014

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In no particular order of preference, here’s a quick list of my personal favorite writing on writing currently. Whether you’re just starting out or just need a creative shot in the arm, these resources have been incredibly helpful to me personally. Enjoy! We have the greatest story ever told to share with the world. When […]

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09 Jul 2014

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Yes, believe it our not, it’s time to talk about Christmas. After many years of having Christmas “surprise” us, we’ve started the discussions and planning earlier and earlier each year. We’ve come to realize the crucial timing of the season to bring in new people who would never step foot in a church for most […]

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28 May 2014

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“Stories have power. They delight, enchant, touch, teach, recall, inspire, motivate, challenge. They help us understand. They imprint a picture on our minds. Consequently, stories often pack more punch than sermons. Want to make a point or raise an issue? Tell a story. Jesus did it.                   […]

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19 Mar 2014

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Years ago, I’d get in trouble for laughing in church.  Now I get to write things to try to make everyone else laugh in church. Don’t tell me Jesus doesn’t love irony. Here at GCC, our leaders and arts team truly believe in the power of comedy to connect people, ease tension on tough topics, […]

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30 Jan 2014

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Have you noticed Sunday is relentlessly faithful? Week after week, she comes with expectations of greatness. Year after year, Christmas and Easter seem to call us into an office, sit behind a big desk, arms folded, looking down at us as if to say “Impress me.” If we’re honest, artists in the church can easily […]

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