Author Archives: mikewindley

About mikewindley

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

On Love

When most people say they love someone, they do not mean “I’ve made a commitment to place your needs above my own.” They usually mean “I like the way you make me feel or what you do for me.” James … Continue reading

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It Matters to This One

This is probably my favorite story/illustration of all time. I believe it is a story that circulates around YMCA day camps and the like as group devotional material. I had heard it sometime in the past but my brother retold … Continue reading

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Day 3 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Day 3 was more of the same. Impressed. Wow. Conviction. We left the city today and drove about an hour and a half into more rural parts. We past Mayan ruins and fields of volcanic rock leftover from some eruption … Continue reading

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Day 2 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Getting a head start on the day two report, I haven’t done the Day 2 “devotional”, but it does ask the question again, “What ONE WORD best summarizes this day for you?” The answer so far would be, “wow.” Today … Continue reading

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Day One of Compassion International Trip to El Salvador

So I have the privilege of being on a trip to El Salvador with a team of pastors to see the work of Compassion International. In our trip book, provided by Compassion, it has a daily devotional and place to … Continue reading

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Rick and Kay Warren Talk About Their Son’s Suicide

I have so much respect for this man and his wife. I’m so glad they share their lives so we can learn/be inspired by them. Go here and read the article.

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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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