Fearless Book Review
February 9, 2012, 12:40 pm
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Summary of the book called Fearless by Max Lucado. The book addresses FEAR. Which cripples so many folks in this world. He points them to what a life looks like without fear. It gives them a new imagination to live a fearless life that isn’t holding back their dreams.

I highly recommend it!

I’ve read many of Max Lucado’s books. From Facing Your Giants to Out Live Your Life…every book I’ve read is written so well. I love the way that Max Lucado tells stories. He is one of the greatest story tellers of our time on this earth.

I really encourage you to pick up this book if you are dealing with fear. It will awaken you to a whole new dream for your life. A life that isn’t crippled by fear but is a life that is living out the dreams that God has for your life. You will not go wrong with any Max Lucado book especially this one. He has been through a lot himself and I think it comes out in all of his books. He is very transparent and real in the use of his words. I hope you enjoy it. Pick it up for yourself and recommend it to others.

Thanks

Dustin Wilson



The Principle of the Path Book Review
February 9, 2012, 12:26 pm
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Summary: The book is by Andy Stanley and it talks about getting from where you are to where you want to be at. It addresses bad habits, bad behaviors and bad decisions that keep us from getting to where we want to be at.

Andy Stanley always does a great job of making me think. In this book he addresses things that keep me from getting to where I want to be at. So many people have dreams and ambitions that they have for themselves and even that God has for themselves but fear, habits, behaviors and bad decisions get in the ways of those dreams.

I would highly recommend this for anyone especially pastors who want to see their lives changed. Church leaders, this is a great book for you to challenge you personally but also in your ministry on where you are headed and how you are going to get there.  Most every book I’ve read and especially this one Andy does a great job in being very practical but communicating great wisdom. This book is not a very hard read and I hope you pick it up. You will enjoy it. It might even change your life if you apply it.

Thanks.

Dustin Wilson

 



Twitter
May 5, 2009, 10:05 pm
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twitterI am sure most of you that follow http://www.dustinwilson.org have been wondering what I have been up too.  Let’s just say “life has been crazy” is an under statement.  Crazy in a good way.  The Wilson family is growing.  The girls are keeping my life busy.  Church is picking up for summer with planning for summer camps and preparing for new service.  

I do have a way you can follow me.  I keep my twitter account updated regularly.  Check me out at www.twitter.com/dustinbwilson.  You can find out what makes me tick, what God is up too in my life, what makes me mad, where I am eating, what I am eating, etc.



Books for Couples
February 9, 2009, 1:38 pm
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Since Valentines Day is coming up this week, I thought I would list some books that may be good reads for couples.  

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I Do Again:

With their professional success and adorable twin daughters, Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs looked like the perfect couple. But their polished facade concealed a widening chasm between two people unable to connect on an intimate, soul-deep level.
            After years of frustration, Cheryl’s desire for emotional fulfillment led to an affair and, finally, divorce. Yet, incredibly, seven years later, Jeff and Cheryl once again stood at the altar, promising to “love, honor, and cherish” one another. A new and vibrant love had risen out of the ashes of this family’s pain.
           I Do Again details the fascinating real-life story of a couple whose relationship seemed shattered beyond all hope until a spiritual awakening led them to reconsider their definitions of “happily ever after.” A riveting account of the power of prayer and redemption, this remarkable book offers renewed hope for even the most troubled marriages—and reveals why the rewards of restoration are well worth the wait.
 

I Do Again: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400074452  <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400074452>

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Love As a Way of Life:

In his book Love As a Way of Life, best-selling author Gary Chapman shows readers how to cultivate a new lifestyle built around the seven characteristics of authentic love. Now in a companion devotional, he provides ninety inspirational readings to help Christians consistently live out the characteristics of love in every relationship.
            Each devotional entry showcases biblical truths that guide a life of love, offering fresh insight and practical guidance in how to make love a lasting habit. Over the course of three months, readers will learn to follow God’s lead as they practice the characteristics of a loving person: kindness, patience, forgiveness, courtesy, humility, generosity, and honesty.  
           The Love As a Way of Life Devotional makes an ideal gift for the holidays or for any special occasion. Couples, parents, new graduates, and anyone celebrating a milestone in life will welcome this inspiring daily guide to richer, more satisfying relationships.
 

Love As A Way Of Life Devo: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307444694  <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307444694

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For Couples Only Box Set:

Since their debut, these revolutionary guides have sold well over a million copies, been translated into fifteen languages, and sparked much fascinating water-cooler conversation around the country. Now together in the For Couples Only boxed set, these books provide the perfect resource to help you understand what you never knew about the woman or man in your life.
Each volume is based on input from more than a thousand members of the opposite sex—including an unprecedented nationwide survey and hundreds of personal interviews. This innovative approach yields candid and surprising answers about everything you don’t “get” about your significant other—even what that person deeply wishes you knew. It also produces simple but groundbreaking awareness of how you can best love and support the one who is most important to you. [Part of me wanted to make this paragraph past tense—yielded and produced—because of the first paragraph, but that took away some of the immediacy of what the books offer. I’ll leave that up to you.]
So whether you are newly dating or have been married fifty years, get ready to know each other in a whole new way. The adventure is just beginning!
 

For Couples Only: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1601422482  <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1601422482




Jesus Loves me this I know
January 28, 2009, 10:32 am
Filed under: Devotional

That song is one that I can remember singing as a child in church and at home.  I loved that song.  I still think it is one of the best song even though it is a little childish :).  It is so Biblical.  Jesus love us all!  He proved himself to me when he showed me what he had to do for me because of my wrong doings.  I wasn’t worthy of that but he did it out of his love for me and everyone else.  Oh how he loves you and me…

Do you know that he loves you?

Are you showing that love to others?

Jesus loves us and we are to love others.



Homeless Ministry
January 27, 2009, 10:59 am
Filed under: Church, Youth Ministry

This past Saturday, Warehouse Student Ministries went to feed the homeless in downtown Seneca.  We had over 20+ people with us (which included parents and students.)  We feed 59 people that day.  Josh Dawalt opened us up with a few songs.  Then I brought the word.  I shared a sermon on God’s love for us all.  Everyone responded well.  5 that I know of made some kind of a decision to follow God!

My favorite time that day was when I was speaking when an africian american gangsta home dawg named Nate was saying “Dawg! Me and my family will do it right now!”  He was talking about accepting Christ!  After I spoke he came forward and some others and we prayed with them to recieve Chirst.  I found out later Nate has several different problems going on in his life and they have been working on him for weeks but he has been pushing them away.  This past Saturday was the first time he has ever responded to God!  That is awesome!  God showed up in amazing ways Saturday.

That is what it is all about!  Serving the “least of these” is serving Jesus!  To God be the glory for it all!

Here is some pictures…

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I can’t believe this
December 18, 2008, 9:37 am
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Some people just plain out make me mad.  Angry!  Ticked! 

Who in the world would ever think this is right?  Some just don’t get what Jesus is all about and they mess up the image of the Body of Christ (The Church).  God wouldn’t want this.  

I better stop typing before I say to much.