Category Archives: Putting God First

My Apology to you, lessons from Jonah
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Over the past several months God has put a lot of messages on my heart to write about and share on ETM. But sadly, I have been too busy or distracted to write them. I mean, it’s not really a big … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Discipleship
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Last night at church we had a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) demonstration followed by some teaching.  It was a great time.  I got some great notes from the speakers.  The first speaker was Carlos Machado who is friends with Chuck … Continue reading

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Fanning the Flames of Passion for God
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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldThe previous article in this series on Neglecting our Mission Field talked about how we are ignoring our mission field and focusing on entertaining ourselves and living … Continue reading

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When we do not love God
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This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the past few articles I talked about how we have neglected our primary mission field because we have turned our mission field into a comfortable home that we … Continue reading

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The Problem with Getting too Comfortable
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This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the previous article we discussed how we do not need to go to other countries to do missions, but that our mission field is right here, … Continue reading

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Quit living the lie! Do you really love God?
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How can you believe that you really love God while you purposely live a life in defiance of Him?  Really?  Choosing to live in the sin, in the filth, that He freed you from is you showing that you love … Continue reading

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Done with the old self
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But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image … Continue reading

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Stop wasting your breath
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As a Christian we know that it is our duty to live for God and not waste our life; it is what we are called to. But when we think about not wasting our LIFE, that seems like a long … Continue reading

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Do you have as much passion for Jesus as you do for football?
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Written by Jon Zenor Have you ever seen a person who is fanatical about football? They sit in the bleachers in a blizzard with nothing covering them but pants and paint.  What is it that makes a person go to … Continue reading

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Living Rich with God’s money
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In my previous article I addressed some questions that come up when talking about money and saving and what God has shown me about each question. In this article I will briefly explain how I am being led with my … Continue reading

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