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There are certain messages that serve to get me back on track when I find myself off course. Verses. Vision boards. Inspirational quotes. A personal mission statement. A Manifesto Lately its been a manifesto – a philosophical declaration. Over the past six weeks I’ve been on a same page initiative with hundreds of other people at North Pointe. All ages and stages. Together. Studying. Praying. Digging deep. Seeking God. All your chips in the middle. All In Mark Batterson gave us a context for study in his book All In. Took him thirteen years to write it. Impressive. Sacred. He reduces his life takeaways from seeking God, to twenty-two declarations. Thanks, Mark. Which one speaks to you? 22 Declarative Ways…

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A band of brave souls became known as one-way missionaries a century ago. They bought tickets to the mission field without the return half. Instead of suitcases, they packed their few earthly belongings into coffins. As they sailed away, they waved goodbye to everyone they loved and all they knew, knowing they’d never return home. Mark Batterson leaves no doubt about his opinion – “Jesus didn’t die to make us safe. He died to make us dangerous.” Having Enough To Be Transformed Batterson’s book All In is just that – an “all-your-chips” in the middle call for commitment for followers of Jesus. All In examines the lives of biblical characters like Abraham, Noah, Elisha, and the rich young ruler of the…

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