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Archive for July, 2007

diversity

Posted by dturn on July 26, 2007

I live in a major metropolitan area (Chicagoland) and sometimes I think our local malls are more diverse than the local church.

We have a number of races and ethnicities in this area and most of our churches are not represented very well.

I am seeking any and all people to join with me in unity.

Let’s show the world what the love of God is all about.

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soul vitamin

Posted by dturn on July 26, 2007

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren Bennis

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me and you

Posted by dturn on July 25, 2007

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I believe that one of the things that God wants me to do on this earth is to make sure I share His love with all people.

It doesn’t matter what race you are, what country you were born in, or what side of the tracks you’re from, we all deserve the love of God.

Just because you have a lower economic status than someone else doesn’t mean that you are a nobody.

Just because you might have made some mistakes in your past doesn’t mean that you are doomed to a unproductive life.

Just because you had kids and you weren’t married doesn’t mean that you are a dirty sinner.
(I’ll get more into that later this week).

I beleive that it is possible for all races, colors and creeds to come together in a community of faith, serving in their cities and loving God and each other.

Anybody with me?

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show me the money

Posted by dturn on July 25, 2007

I am the 155,652,174 richest person in the world!!!!

check it out here to see where you are at

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205 and counting

Posted by dturn on July 25, 2007

Community Christian Church has had a total of 205 baptisms this year.

Some people think that churches focus too much on numbers.

I say we need to focus more on numbers.

205 people taking the step of faith is just amazing.
My faith has just been stretched for people in my neck of the woods.
I am looking for God to do even more than I can even ask or think.

To Dave Ferguson and the team at CCC,

More Blessings to you!!!

peace

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it’s possible

Posted by dturn on July 21, 2007

One thing I love about God is that He is in the restoration business.
He loves to take our messed-up, broken-down lives and turn them into something wonderful.
He gets a kick out of taking someone who the world says is finished, and making them a shining example of what His power can do.

I believe God has placed me on this earth with a burning desire to see people realize their full potential as Christ followers.

Everyone deserves an opportunity to leave the past behind and reach toward the life that God has for them.

It’s possible

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new breed

Posted by dturn on July 20, 2007

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I absolutely LOVE this cd!!

New Breed (Israel Houghton’s group) really showed what they were made of with their debut project.
I could honestly feel the presence of God with each song.
There is something for every taste on this cd. A little praise and worship, some old-school stuff, some South African vibe, and a electric guitar groove.

I highly recommend it.

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thanx

Posted by dturn on July 20, 2007

It has been a busy week.

I just wanted to take a moment to thank God for loving me.
I forget about Him sometimes but He always has me on His mind.

Thanx God

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poverty and oppresion

Posted by dturn on July 19, 2007

Andrew Osenga says this about poverty and opression:

“Poverty is when no one has anything. Oppression is when one of the richest countries in the world has over half of its people living in poverty.”

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soul vitamin

Posted by dturn on July 19, 2007

The ascent of Everest was not the work of one day, nor even of those few unforgettable weeks in which we climbed…it is, in fact, a tale of sustained and tenacious endeavor by many, over a long period of time.

Sir John Hunt

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