Category Archives: Motivational

Remembering Christmas as a Kid and Ideals Christmas

I can remember back to when I was a little boy.  Many of my memories revolve around my Grandma Rose and time spent on the farm with her.  So many memories filled with snow and Christmas and life on the … Continue reading

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Uncharted Territory

This season all of the faithful Cyclone Football fans have seen what a special season this is.  We have trusted in the process that new coach Matt Campbell has been talking about and now we are starting to see some … Continue reading

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Forever a Pirate

Dear 2017 Hudson Pirate Football Team, Last Friday, my wife Stephanie, my son Matthew, and my mother Jill traveled to Belle Plaine to see you guys play.  I want to start by congratulating your team on an undefeated regular season. … Continue reading

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The Perfect Marriage is Yet to Come

Revelation 21:1-7 (NIV) 21 Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. 2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of … Continue reading

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God Speaks Through Disappointments

Numbers 14:17-24 (NIV) 17 “Now may the Lord’s strength be displayed, just as you have declared:18  ‘The Lord is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the … Continue reading

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Setting a Foundation of Unwavering Faith

Hebrews 13:8 (NIV) 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. In our ever-changing world, families move, friendships drift, allegiances shift, and technology advances by quantum leaps.  If we seek security in people, possessions, or positions, we’re doomed … Continue reading

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Don’t Be So Quick to Judge

James 2:1-13 (NIV) 2 My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes … Continue reading

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