The Same Team

The Same Team

Read Philippians 4:1-3 From grade school sports to my current job, I’ve been on a bunch of different teams in my life. What I’ve learned is that there are two basic types of teams. The first is when everyone is on the same page and working toward the same goal. In...
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Follow the Leader

Read Philippians 3:15-21 Remember playing “Follow the Leader” in elementary school? The premise was simple: Everyone walked around in a single file line, and whatever the person at the front of the line did, everyone who followed had to do as well. It was pretty...
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Looking back or looking forward?

Read Philippians 3:12-14 If you say the words Ninja Turtles or the Mighty Ducks, I’m immediately all in because I love nostalgic stuff from my childhood. In fact, I’m sometimes way to guilty of looking to the past. Not just with old childhood memories, but I’ll replay...
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What are you holding onto?

Read Philippians 3:1-11 At my core, I can be a bit of a hoarder. You know, I might need that random power cord to a gadget I’ve thrown away and forgotten about years ago. It’s funny when I go through my old stuff, though. What at one time seemed so important for me to...
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The interests of Christ

Philippians 2:19-30 When the Philippians heard that Paul was in prison, they sent one of their members – a man named Epaphroditus – to Paul with a gift of money. It was his job to help Paul in any way necessary. Epaphroditus returned home, carrying the...
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How do you want to be remembered?

Philippians 2:12-18 How do you want to be remembered? This was the sign that hung above the door of my high school basketball team’s locker room. It was meant to motivate us to play as best as we could. The problem was our team wasn’t any good. Thankfully, I think...
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