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Endings and New Beginnings, part 1

On October 1st, I announced to the congregation I Pastor that I would be resigning effective December to embrace a new assignment. This series of blog posts will share my Continue Reading →

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Discover your place in God’s story

“All of creation is eagerly waiting for the children of God to MANIFEST.” -Romans 8:19 Since the beginning of time, many EPIC stories have been told. These stories often involve Continue Reading →

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Devotional Guide

Members of Community Covenant Church may click on the link below for Devotionals during our Church-wide fast: http://www.covchurch.org/home-altar/  

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Why do Churches Have Revivals?

Why do Churches have revivals? In the early 1700s, the USA experienced somewhat of a revival that was referred to as “The First Great Awakening”. Powerful preaching of the gospel Continue Reading →

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40 under 40

Growing up, I was never part of a denomination; I always belonged to independent churches and experienced those congregations in the lifetime of the founder or church planter. After college, Continue Reading →

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Learning How To Tell Your Story (video)

All of us have a story; a narrative about our lives that include beautiful memories we will always cherish, as well as painful memories we wish we could forget. And Continue Reading →

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Uncommon Grounds

I met Pastors Darryl and Kimberly Thompson in January of 2008. Their church, House of Fire Ministries of Rock Island, Illinois was experiencing transformation and rapid growth in their church despite the economy Continue Reading →

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Intentionally Shaping Culture

In his book, “Cracking your Church’s Culture Code, Dr. Samuel Chand asserts that culture is the most important factor in any organization, and that shaping culture is one of the Continue Reading →

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Engaging God’s Presence…For a Change

Years ago, while working at the Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, I met Mindy Caliguire; a brilliant consultant who, at the time, was advising our leadership team there about implementing Continue Reading →

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