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I’ve been picking one word for four years now. One word I will use as a lens to engage my life; one word to ignite the hope inside of me that I can become who God would have me to be. One. Single. Word. This year my word is TRUST. A fairly simple and common word, right? Twenty-four definitions stare at me as I opened the dictionary this morning. As I read through them, I’m thinking that maybe there’s another word, […]

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One Word Can Change Your Life

In college, I was a Dave Matthews fan; something like 13 shows in 4 years.  As an avid guitar player, witnessing his shows was watching a work of art unfold on stage in perfect harmony. Last year, I made epic plans to see him again for the first time since 2004.  Dave was coming to Raleigh; the perfect setting for a night away with Liz! A couple of days before the show, one of the boys came down with the […]

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Do Something About One Thing: A Guest Post by Mike Ashcraft

Mike Ashcraft is senior pastor at Port City Community Church in North Carolina and co-author of “My One Word: Change Your Life with Just One Word”.  You can follow him on twitter @mikeashcraft or watch his sermons on portcitychurch.org   Do Something About One Thing In just a few weeks, once the holiday bustle is safely in the past, we will turn our attention to the hope of the new year.  Our minds will drift towards the many ways we […]

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