Let's Change the Game this Father's Day

Let me challenge you to do something different this Father’s Day. Rather than sitting back and waiting to receive the gifts, praise, and attention, why not spend a few moments yourself preparing some gifts and words of blessing for your kids?

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I hate to dance... but not this night.

by Mitchell Ellett

I love my daughter.  I love my daughter’s friends.  I love that they love to dance.  But I hate to dance…at least 364 days out of the year.  However, there is one night that I dust off my dress shoes, put on my sport coat and do my best not to pull a muscle or injure myself.  That night is the Daddy Daughter Dance. 

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Heavy Rain, Thieves, and Fortresses

by Jay Borck

I realized that this Men’s retreat was - more than anything - a time of reunion with my Father. There’s something about walking to breakfast in the morning without the responsibilities of the work day ahead.  And there were no shoes to tie; no stroller to park. There were faces I knew, and many that I didn’t. And they looked rested, relaxed for the first time in a long time. There was laughter. 

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Getting Unstuck: The Power of Movement & Community

“I just feel stuck, like I can’t move or grow spiritually. I don’t know what I need to do but I know I can’t stay here. I just know I need to move, so count me in.”

That was the response I got when I asked a friend at church if he wanted to join a Next Level group we were putting together. His response was similar to several others I invited. In all, 13 men made the commitment to meet together every Friday morning at 6:00 AM for 40 weeks…

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