Posts from August 2013

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Tuesday, August 13

by Naples OPC

Hear ye! Hear ye! Put the word out far and wide. Our first official event of Naples OPC is to welcome local contacts for an evening of fellowship in our home. God’s Word says, “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain” (Psalm 127:1) May the Lord add his abundant favor […]

Friday, August 9

by Naples OPC

“We just haven’t found it yet!” Those were the exact words I shouted out loud a few hours ago. If you had been anywhere near me this morning as I ran in the Florida sunrise, you would have surely heard me! It was like a sudden, wonderful epiphany. I had been listening to a downloaded […]

Tuesday, August 6

by Naples OPC

“Pour out your hearts before him!” – Psalm 62:8 As a solo church planter, I find myself pouring out my heart before the Lord a lot!  “O Lord, give me courage and wisdom in this next conversation.”  “Lord, we need a place to worship you, provide one for us!”  “Father in heaven, protect me…have mercy […]

Thursday, August 1

by Naples OPC

I had an unforgettable lunch yesterday with a longtime friend from the days of my previous stint as a pastor in Naples back in the 1990’s.  He is a local businessman and has always impressed me with his gentle honesty and sincere questions or observations about life and ministry.  This lunch was memorable because of […]