Love is a Noun

Good morning and welcome to Journey Church, my name is Phil Human and I would like to especially welcome those of you who are here with us this morning for the very first time. And I’m glad you could be here for the baptism this morning. As weird as it might seem to do this, […]

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There is Hope for Change!

A special welcome to those of you who are worshipping with us for the first time here – and even more specifically – I’d like to welcome those of you here today who are not entirely sure God exists.  But you haven’t closed the door entirely to the idea that there is a God out […]

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Set Your Mind on Things Above

Perhaps you’re familiar with the phrase, “Nice guys finish last…” This quote came from the 1946 manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Leo Durocher, who was known for being brash and abrasive. During an interview one of the reporters asked, “Why don’t you be a nice guy for a change?” Durocher replied: “Nice guys! Look over […]

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When A Soul Goes Awry

Good morning and welcome to Journey Church. Happy Father’s day to all of you. I hope it’s a great day. One day some of Jesus’ followers asked Jesus to teach them to pray – and Jesus said sure – here’s how God prefers to be addressed – he prefers to be called Father. He prefers […]

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Disciplines of Engagement

Today is the last Sunday of a series that we began really in January. We’ve been talking about the power of God at work in our lives to actually change us. We’ve been talking about God changing us on the inside – in those areas that count the most. How do we change the parts […]

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Disciplines of Abstinence

Since the beginning of the year we’ve been talking about transforming the inner part of our lives. How do we change the inside of us? My friend Jody Anderson passed along a quote to me yesterday from poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, who said… “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared […]

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On Sanctification

A couple of weeks ago I was in a plane flying back from my visit to our medical clinics in Africa and I was seated next to a woman who was flying back to her home in France.  We got to talking and when she heard about our projects in Mali to build these health […]

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The Inner Conflict

This week I was in a local school watching my daughter compete in a speech contest and there was a sign on the wall that one of the teachers had posted. It said the two most important days in your life are, 1. The day you were born. And 2. The day you discover why. […]

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