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Lead Pastor of Upwards Church: Leander, Jarrell & Taylor, TX

Moving On After Loss – Part 2

Have you have ever played the game Jenga? “You take a block from the bottom and you put it on top.” Each of these blocks could represent a day in your life.  Each day you try to live the best … Continue reading

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Moving On After Loss – Part 1

Have you experienced a loss lately?  Do you ever wonder where God is when loss hits?  Does God care?  Is God at work in my circumstances when all I see and feel is darkness?   The book of Ruth tackles these … Continue reading

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Winning Life’s Challenges

Have you ever watched the Jerry Springer Show?  The few times I have seen the show in a doctor’s office or hospital room, it has given me a pretty good idea of how that program operates. They bring people onto … Continue reading

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Am I Challenged Like Joseph? Part 2

Have you decided that you will live a life that honors God?  Have you decided that you would like to follow God’s word and His direction for your life?  The moment you make the decision to follow God, people will … Continue reading

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