Category: Religion

3 Places of Eternity

Our new series, What Happens When We Die? begins this Sunday, March 1. What do you think happens when you die?  Ever thought about it or does it creep you out? Many people prefer to skirt any conversations related to death, but I don’t mind tackling the tough conversations. I’m around it more than most …

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Passion filled life!

Well, we finished our series last week – One Month to Live – 30 Days to a No Regrets Life. Here’s a summary if you’re interested (Again from Kerry Shook)… If you’re going to live a regret free life then you must be passionate! 4 Pieces of a passionate life: 1.  Love 2.  Integrity 3.  …

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Transforming It’s Community

Friendship UMC is transforming its community in generous ways 2/12/2015 Love God, Love Others and Serve.  These words are printed and spoken regularly as they are the Mission/Vision statement of Friendship United Methodist Church in Athens (Northwest District).  These words are one of the high standards by which all ministry is measured, the litmus test …

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Seriously, let’s talk about death! (Spoiler Alert)

Talk about death?  YUCK!  Who wants to do that? I’m afraid that’s the point.  Nobody does, and when it invades our lives we don’t know how to handle it. So on March 1, we’ll start the delicate conversation that IS going to collide with our lives in at least 2 ways.  First, everyone will eventually …

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Not Cool?

Not cool to miss the last part of our One Month to Live series this Sunday! Learn the 4 pieces to a Passion filled life Learn how to turn your mundane routines (job) into something worth talking about Learn one man’s fate as he faces one month to live As an added bonus we’ll hear …

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Living the Abundant Life with No Regrets

The one month to live series continued at the church I attend.  This week the message started with an awesome video of a professional skim boarder ripping a few waves!  When all was said and done we were encouraged to finish our life strong by leaving a legacy. Kerry Shook was quoted noting that there …

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3 Ways to Learn Humbly?

Well, went to church today to hear about living a no regrets life.  Why not go, I mean who doesn’t want to live with no regrets – right!  I mean, even if you’re not totally into this Jesus,church and religious thing, who doesn’t want to live with no regrets? Why not go?  Well it was …

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Holocaust then and Now

                          Auschwitz As I write this it’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. How could anyone forget the horrible atrocities that took place in 1933.  And yet if we don’t study history then it’s bound to repeat itself. As I thought about this event and searched …

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No Regrets Take 2

I caught the second part of the new series where I attend church and thought I might share some of my notes.  While I suspected that it might be a lot of morbid stuff it has actually been anything but that.  Tons of practical stuff. Some of it might even be helpful to someone who …

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Passion!

Last week at the church I attend we started a new series, One Month to Live – 30 Days to a No Regret Life.  Not sure I wanted to think about the possibility of only having 30 days to live.  But as we got into the message you couldn’t help but think about it.  I …

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