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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 23 years, and we have three awesome kids, Emma, Luke, and Drew.

Faith

We’re off today to Charlotte for our first Cornerstone Youth Retreat. Our first session tonight will be about relationships. Here is the plan for what we are talking about. Purity in a Passionate World – We should focus on staying close to God. Too often we focus on what not to do, not what we should do Rating Your Dating

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Technology

I went to a cool presentation on Monday at the Carroll County Governmental Complex. It was about a new 3D Projection company call 3DH. They were promoting the technology for business and education. I went for my company to investigate using this projection system for trade shows and possible design review meetings. Basically, it is a two projector system that

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Faith

That was the title of my sermon yesterday in church. I spoke from Acts 1:11 about the disciples being told about the return of Jesus. What would happen if we started living our lives like Jesus were coming back tomorrow? I think for most of us, we would live differently. Here are some of the ways that I think it

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LifeTechnology

Jennifer and I went bike riding on the New River Trail this morning. We started at Gambetta and rode all the way to Byllesby Dam and back. We rode about 13 miles all together. I absolutely love the outdoors and we are blessed to have such incredible natural beauty right in our hometown. I try to get out and ride

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Technology

I looked at my subscribed podcasts and realized that maybe there is something to this ‘faith engineer’ thing. I also realized how much I listen to during a typical week. Thankfully, I am usually at my desk and I have the freedom to listen to whatever I want to during the day as long as I get my work done.

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Faith

I had a meeting last night about an upcoming youth rally in Felts Park. I’m excited about what God is doing here in Galax. Over 10 different youth groups will be coming together to participate. Cornerstone already had lined up Todd Shaw to come speak, so we are going to get him to speak at the rally. I’m also excited

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FaithLifeTechnology

Why is the blog name ‘Faith Engineer’Well, my college degree is from Virginia Tech in Mechanical Engineering. Engineers solve problems. They apply technology and science to develop new solutions. Engineering is more than knowledge, it is knowing how to correctly apply that knowledge. Engineering requires creativity, persistence, and wisdom. So how does that apply to faith?Ministry is very similar to

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FaithTechnology

Finally I have entered the blogging world. Procrastination is unfortunately something that I excel in. Hopefully I will be posting ideas about youth ministry, church as a whole, and life in general. Check back as I get everything set up and running.

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