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Mike

I am a former design engineer who now pastors Cornerstone Community Church in Galax, Virginia. I'm passionate about following Jesus and I love technology. I've been married to Jennifer for 21 years, and we have three awesome kids, Emma, Luke, and Drew.

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http://www.exponential.org/2012/07/larry-osborne-weve-confused-leadership-with-discipleship/

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Technology

Click this link to checkout a great new ebook for Churches about Facebook. Facebook for Churches is a 32-page quick read loaded with tips, examples and strategies for getting the most out of your church Facebook page. Whether you’re attempting to pick the perfect Timeline photo or trying to figure

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Faith

Have you ever heard the phrase “Don’t Judge Me.”  Unfortunately, as a pastor I have heard this statement a few times over the years. Usually, it is when I am trying to talk with someone who claims to be a follower of Christ, but is living contrary to the commands

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Faith

After watching this video, I really want to read the book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. I’ve been thinking about doing a series of posts on introverts in ministry, because many of the pastors I know are introverts. What do you think? Should

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Life

Seriously, this looks like fun. It reminds me of riding with Jenni.

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Life

While at the beach, I was amazed to see almost every woman at the pool and at the beach reading books from the Fifty Shades trilogy that is topping the current bestsellers list. The books are labeled as erotic fiction and feature explicit descriptions of sex and bondage. It’s definitely

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Life

  For the last ten days, our family took some time off. We went to the beach at Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and enjoyed just having fun. We played golf. We went fishing, We played in the ocean and in the pool. We ate way too much food. We laughed

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Technology

I’ve been trying to sync all my music across computers, iPods, iPads, and phones over the last few days. I’ve also been using the three major cloud music players; Google Music, Amazon Cloud Player, and iTunes Match. Cloud music players allow you to store your music on someone else’s server,

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Technology

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Where to Find It

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Where to Find It I’ll let you in on one of my secrets to finding deals on cables, A/V accessories, and computer stuff. Check out monoprice.com.  I’ve ordered a bunch from them lately, and I have been very impressed with

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Technology

Our Apple indoctrination continues. Jennifer picked up a white iPhone 4S yesterday. She switched from US Cellular to Verizon in large part to get the iPhone. We also get the added benefit of better coverage when traveling. I’ve played around with it and I have to admit that it’s a

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