Monthly Archives: August 2012

Best Practices Devotional: Brandon Rickard, August 31, 2012

He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich. Proverbs 21:17 When I first read this passage I found myself thinking, “That isn’t true.”  After all, I know a lot of people who, … Continue reading

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Best Practices Devotional: Brandon Rickard, August 29, 2012

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops. Proverbs 3:9   What does giving look like in your life?    All too often in my life it looks like this. Pay all the bills, … Continue reading

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Best Practices Devotional: Brandon Rickard, August 28, 2012

What do we value?  Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, for wisdom is more precious than rubies and nothing you desire can compare with her.  Proverbs 8:10-11 Wouldn’t we see a radical shift in our … Continue reading

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Best Practices Devotional: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad. Proverbs 29:6 This verse in Proverbs shows the personal approach of the righteous. Examine your own week. Do you fall into the category of … Continue reading

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Best Practices Devotional: Monday, August 20, 2012

Use a concordance and trace the word “righteousness” in Proverbs. What do you find?

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Best Practices Devotional: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Consider this reflection by Community Care Pastor Rob Bohnenstengel as preparation for this weekend’s message, Avoid These at All Costs: They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity – for a man is a slave to whatever has … Continue reading

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Best Practices Devotional: Friday, August 17, 2012

Proverbs talks about the sluggard. To prepare for this weekend, read Rob Bohnenstengel’s specific reflections below: A mantra you would most likely hear from a professional procrastinator would be, “I’m waiting for when the time is right to attend Procrastinator’s Anonymous.” … Continue reading

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