Author Archives: mikewindley

About mikewindley

Mike Windley is Lead Pastor of The Bridge Community Church in Morrisville, NC.

COEXIST?

Not too long ago, I did a sermon series I called “COEXIST.” You have probably seen the bumperstickers. The idea, in my mind, is that there are a lot of different faith and belief systems or you might call them … Continue reading

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The Gospel in Two Chairs

I am certainly a visual learner – so I love this illustration. As with a lot of things, I can’t agree 100% with all the conclusions here, but the illustration is powerful. And, as with a lot of things, I … Continue reading

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Why, why, why, why, why – A Leadership Question

Read this blog post on the power of asking “Why?” five times.  

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Song on Repeat in My Head Right Now

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C.S. Lewis Daily

I am loving the new “C.S. Lewis Daily” at Bible Gateway. Sign up for a quick daily reading from Lewis here. Here is today’s reading: On pleasure [The demon Screwtape writes:] [God, the “Enemy,” is] a hedonist at heart. All those … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Pineapple Story: A Lesson in Giving Things Over to God

This is one of my favorite sermons of all time. Otto Koning was a Dutch missionary in Papua New Guinea. I love his sense of humor, which I’d like to think is similar to mine. This is absolutely worth the … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Sumo Wrestling and Brotherly Love

My brother Matt and I got to face each other in “Sumo” wrestling at the Durham Bulls game on Sunday, August 4th. Enjoy!

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It is Not Good – Isolation

“A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.” Proverbs 18:1 (NKJV)

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It is Not Good

So in the creation story in Genesis, God creates and then declares each day (accept the second day, I believe) that His creation is “good.” This happens days 1-5 of creation. Then on day six, man is created and God … Continue reading

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“Identity” Quote

“Being the Beloved constitutes the core truth of our existence.” – Henri Nouwen

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