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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Ten Lessons From a Year of Church Planting


Not a top 10 list, but almost...

    1.  Only God will satisfy.
    2.  God is better than comfort.
    3.  The glory of God is better to pursue than the glory of man.
    4.  Trust God in change.
    5.  Fight for time with Jesus.
    6.  God is a God who does the impossible.
    7.  Wait on the Lord. His timing is perfect.
    8.  God provides.
    9.  Following God on mission is a great privilege.
    10.Trusting God at his Word will bring the embodiment of it. 

These truths were joyously shared as a group of leaders from our church plant got together and talked about what God has taught us in seeking to bring the gospel to the city of Seattle through the planting of Downtown Cornerstone Church.

-G

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Our 2011 Christmas Card!

From "God With Us" | Spoken Word by Isaac Wimberley

Friday, December 23, 2011

Merry Christmas Texas...


We're going to Oakland tonight to celebrate Christmas with our CA family whom we haven't seen since May, so we're pumped! However, we are indeed sad to miss celebrating with our family in Texas, eating sausage balls (at least Christy is) and watching the kids (including the old ones ;-) open up the gifts we picked out for them.
Merry Christmas Texas...You're hanging on the front of our tree!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas in Pioneer Square

The State Hotel Building, built in 1891
Lights on First Ave
Pergola lights projecting red & green

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

"By His blood, we can sing before His throne"

I have been listening to this refrain consistently this Advent season and it has taught me to look to Christ's coming. Let it encourage you as it has encouraged me. Lyrics below.


GOD WITH US
Poem by Isaac Wimberley