January 2018 – Jeremy Austill

Month: January 2018

  • I am a few months from 40 years old. To some that makes me “seasoned” and to others this makes me young. Because of my age, I feel a measure of authority to speak to younger leaders. However, I enter this blog with humility and honor in my heart. I don’t feel I have a lot to say to the 55 year old leader
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  • 1. Everyone has a story. People are who they are because of their story. If you don’t necessarily like someone’s behavior, shift your focus on their story and it will give the needed context. Spend more time trying to unlock the “why” than trying to “fix” and “change”. Also, people choose to
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  • In my experience, we are highly susceptible to allowing negatives to shape our theology and our Christian practice. I will give you a few examples. 1. We allow the person who has no integrity with money and uses the Bible to manipulate people into giving to cause us to… (a) not want to
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  • As we have journeyed together as a TYM Family, a distinct culture has evolved. Some aspects of our culture have been intentional, conscious. While other dynamics have simply happened upon us. Some of our culture, we sought out. Some of our culture found us along the way. This is a picture of
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  • If you were to evaluate our family, listen in on our conversations and observe our schedule, the likelihood is high you would surmise that we place a high value on rhythm. Since our kids were born we developed a schedule and have assertively protected it through the years. As the kids have
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  • A guest entry from my very good friend, Rick Waycaster, who pastors First Assembly Milan. Anyone who knows me is aware of the fact that I’m a diehard Tarheel fan and not a fan of Duke. I am however a fan of Coach K. He operates at a level of excellence that has transcended and influenced
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  • I am an avid sports fan with very specific rooting interests. My Vol fandom and my allegiance to the state of Tennessee at large creates a very simplified, refined view of the sports landscape. I cheer for all things Tennessee Vol, the Titans, the Grizzlies, the Predators (although I am a
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  • Expected outcomes and a desire for specific results is as natural as an age old river. In my Pentecostal upbringing, where we often place a high emphasis on experiences in our worship services, I have frequently heard the exhortation that we will receive based upon our expectations. Now before
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  • Yes, it is the first week of 2018 and your social media feed has been bombarded with resolutions, articles about change and a plethora of photos of your peers wearing their latest set of yoga pants and head wrap as they embark on their goal of completing a marathon by running in 8 degree
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