Category Archives: God’s Sovereignty

God Picks our Battles

(Editor’s note: I received this encouragement following this past Sunday’s sermon (June 5).  Thought I’d pass it along.  –geno) Thank you for your exhortation Sunday! You encouraged us to listen to and obey what The Lord tells us to do … Continue reading

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Austin Worship: Vox Veniae

Recently the New York Times published a video and an article about Vox Veniae, a church situated in deep east Austin with rich history and heritage in Austin’s Chinese Christian community. Gideon Tsang, Vox pastor and a friend of Hope … Continue reading

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Hurricanes & God’s Judgment

(Editor’s Note:  Below is a recent email exchange I had which followed the landfall of hurricane Isaac in late August.) Geno, I forget which well-known preacher (or preachers) said 7 years ago that hurricane Katrina was a judgment from God.  … Continue reading

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“In My Seat” Video

On Sunday morning, December 4th I made reference to a video called “In My Seat”.  In the video Steve Scheibner tells the story of being bumped from piloting American Flight 11 on the fateful day when it was hijacked and … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Sight of God’s Work

(Editor’s Note: I received this as an email note from John Bibee, a respected leader at Hope Chapel whom the elders (and others) recognize as being prophetically gifted. I thought it was such a fine note that I wanted to … Continue reading

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