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A Class Act

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor Dustin Hello Journey Friends and Family, On Tuesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship. As I was watching the post-game interviews, I was shocked when I saw the actions of the losing...

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It’s Not Over

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John This is not the July any of us expected. I didn’t expect to be writing this column this week. But I felt I needed to so that we can be aware, be in prayer, and exercise the greatest of care during these troubling times for our...

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An Exciting Life Update

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor Dustin Pastor Dustin here. This week I have asked Pastor Eddie Schmidt to share with us an exciting life update that God is walking him through. Here is Pastor Eddie in his own words... Dear Journey Church Family, On September 11th,...

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Flock Care Alert

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John Flock Care Alert The Proverbs writer says something important to all shepherd-leaders: “Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds…” (Proverbs 27:23) How do shepherd-leaders know the...

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A Favorite Dad Moment

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John A Favorite Dad Moment The man wearing the strapped t-shirt in the picture above is my father, John Hampton. This is one of my favorite images of my dad because it brings to mind one of the most dramatic dad moments I ever had...

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The Gifts of God to the People of God

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John The Gifts of God to the People of God I recently read a book titled Aging by the former Dean of Duke Seminary, Will Willimon. I’ll be sharing several things I learned from this refreshing perspective on getting older this Sunday...

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With This Ring…

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John With This Ring... On this date thirty-eight years ago, Melinda Skaggs took my name and became my wife. We were married at 1:30PM at the Russell (now known as Bridges) Christian Church in Russell, KY. We had a cake and punch...

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An Open Door

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John An Open Door This week in our Defining Moments series, we will be talking about Graduation Moments and honoring graduating seniors. (When some of our chronological seniors heard that this week was being called “Senior Sunday,”...

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From Where I Sat

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor John From Where I Sat I had a unique opportunity this past Sunday. I was able to listen to two of our pastors preach at two different locations. I attended the 9:30am worship gathering at Lake County and the 11:15am gathering at...

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Journey Loves Our Teachers!

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH... Pastor Dustin Hello Journey friends and family, “The most important people in a child’s life are that child’s parents and teachers.  That means parents and teachers are the most important people in the world.”  Mr. Rogers What a spot-on...

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