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Things I Learned From WEIRD: Part 2

The second part of Craig Groeschel’s book, WEIRD, is about Money. Here’s some awesome things I was challenged with as I read it: “Being rich is always relative to a shifting standard.” (p. 64) “Where your money goes, there your heart follows.” (p. 86) “Better a little with God than a whole lot without Him.” (p. 88) “When you let God’s blessings flow through you, and you give generously as his conduit of blessing, then…

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Things I Learned From WEIRD: Part 1

If you know anything about me, you probably know that I really love my pastor, Craig Groeschel. Chris and I have been serving under his leadership since 2002. He’s been incredibly instrumental in the healing of our marriage. We just think the world of him. Not only is he our pastor and leader, we also get to call him friend. His latest book released in April of this year and is entitled: WEIRD: Because normal…

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Craig Groeschel Is Weird

Craig Groeschel is my pastor and my friend so I can call him weird. And he’s fine with it. In fact, he’s so okay with it, that he wrote a book about it. The point of Craig’s latest book, Weird, is to challenge us to do things differently than status quo. Craig writes: Normal people are stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most cases, just surviving. In…

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Dirty Girls Come Clean by Crystal Renaud

This is my friend, Crystal. Ain’t she cute? I “met” her through blogging back in early 2008 and then actually met her several months later via a mutual friend. I liked her immediately. And I have come to love her willingness to be vulnerable about her past issues that many would rather just ignore and act like they weren’t issues. It’s not easy to share things about yourself especially when your “junk” isn’t a great…

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Chris Tomlin Has Done It Again

If you have attended a church service in the last year or listened to Christian radio, chances are really high that you’ve sung one of Chris Tomlin’s songs. How Great Is Our God, Forever, Jesus Messiah, God of this City, I Will Rise. Ring a bell? Here are some of his accomplishments Six records…nine No. 1 radio singles…three GRAMMY nominations…16 Dove Awards…a platinum and two gold albums to his credit. Time Magazine referred to Tomlin…

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