My definition of spiritual formation for young people is to … BLOG
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My definition of spiritual formation for young people is to guide students on a sometimes treacherous journey toward a mature, pliable and growing understanding of God and relationship with Him that is defined as INTERDEPENDENT biblical Christian spirituality: DEPENDENT in relationship with God whereas the student practices the presence of God (Brother Lawrence) and progressively conforms to the likeness of … more

Teachable Moments can be Defining Moments or not… blog
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When things don’t go right, when plans change or fail, when problems arise, or when bad things happen, we have a choice. We can choose to lean away, fall away, find the worst of the situation, blame, complain, or refrain from doing anything. Or we can see all situations as an opportunity to grow, learn, be transformed, reinvent, recharge, get … more

My Inheritance and My Foundations … from my parents Blog
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Brad and Charlotte Ramsey Although my parents weren’t rich or famous, just plain and poor, they passed on to me an inheritance that will last forever. They modeled Christ, loved me unconditionally, and somehow challenged me to dream and believe in the impossible. When they went to be with God, Dad left me a $2 bill as an inheritance. It only reminds me of how … more

Beginning Guitar Book
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The Beginning Guitar Book by Rondel Ramsey I wrote this guitar book several years ago to help people get started playing guitar.  It is really easy to play at the beginner level.  You have to just get started. Then you have to practice. If you want to give it a try, go for it.  Have fun. … more

The Art of Pendulum Swinging in the Church…How good are you at it? Blog
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Jumbo shrimp. Steel wool. Icy hot. I love oxymorons, which occur when two opposites are put together, when neither extreme works BEST, but instead what lies surprisingly in the middle is a third, often overlooked, BETTER option. The definition is itself oxymoronic: it’s the “combination of sharp and dull” (about.com). Some people rebel again such dichotomies being forced together in … more