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Gulfcoast Getaway 2011 Recap

January 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Christianity, Church of Christ

Gulfcoast Getaway was another great experience. Randy Harris did an excellent job talking about living cruciform (cross shaped) lives and doing so in light of the resurrection. He said that people want the life (resurrection) but not the death (crucifixion) but as Christians we are to embrace both. On Sunday morning he said that we […]

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Gulfcoast Getaway 2011

January 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Church of Christ

If any of you are heading to Gulfcoast Getaway 2011 in Panama City I will see you there! I will be back to blogging on Monday! God bless and have a great weekend.

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One Very Moving Video From Gulfcoast Getaway

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Love, Religion, Thankfulness, Videos

This is one of the most moving videos I have ever seen. Flashbacks to elementary school and “where the red fern grows” on this one. I kept wondering what that watery, salty substance was coming from my eyes was…get a hankey ready before you click this one. To sponsor a child through Compassion International click […]

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Two Humorous Videos Used at Gulfcoast Getaway 2010

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Humor, Videos

What Randy Harris called “the greatest movie ever made” A video Harris said illustrates the kind of life and joy a Christian ought to have See the next post for a very moving video that was also shown.

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Gulfcoast Getaway 2010 in the Books

January 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Culture, Discipleship, Ministry, Prayer, Religion, Resurrection, Worship

Every year I look forward to going to Gulfcoast Getaway, a college rally in Panama City, FL. This year didn’t let me down. I had never heard Earl Lavender speak before. You can tell everything he said came from a richness of study and reflection over years of teaching, preaching, and living Christianly. Randy Harris […]

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Gulfcoast Getaway 2010 in Panama City

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Christian Music, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Religion

I have been looking forward to Gulfcoast Getaway 2010 for some months now. It is starting Friday night and going through Sunday and is one of the largest Church of Christ college gatherings in the nation. With speakers like Randy Harris and Earl Lavender you can’t go wrong. The singing is great. The classes and […]

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Ripening Issues in the Church of Christ – Instrumental Music

January 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Christian Music, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Doctrine, New Testament, Old Testament, Paradigm Issues, Religion, Thoughts, Worship

The can has been opened and the worms are out! I have not really said much about this issue in the past because it is highly charged with strong feelings on both sides. I think it is a mistake to stand idly by while a whole generation of young people leaves the church because they […]

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Ripening Issues in the Church of Christ – Pornography

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Christianity, Church of Christ, Culture, Family, Life, Ministry, Paradigm Issues, Religion, Take Action, Thoughts

Another repeated message of the college rally last weekend was that many college students are struggling with pornography addictions. In Randy Harris and Chris Seidman’s question and answer period many of the questions submitted were related to pornography. When fully grown pornography becomes an addiction that can be as powerful as crack cocaine. The behavioral […]

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Ripening Issues in the Church of Christ – Dissatisfaction with Worship

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Worship

One of the predominant messages of Gulfcoast Getaway 2008 was that our college students are dissatisfied with worship in their local congregations. The root cause of this is believed to be an aging leadership with a different taste for worship, song selection, and atmosphere. Pair that with high octane instrumental Christian music on the radio […]

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Reflections on Gulfcoast Getaway 2008

January 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Christianity, Church of Christ, Religion, Worship

We had a great time at Gulfcoast Getaway 2008 this past weekend. Many are traveling back today so keep them in your prayers for safety. The speakers, Randy Harris and Chris Seidman did a fantastic job and even took on a Q&A time from questions submitted by the college students. The worship by watershed was […]

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