Author Archives: Mike Willis



Mike Willis

in Encouragement

Approved Emotions

Recently I shared during a sermon that we project an approval of just one emotion for the typical Christian. Can you guess it?  Joy.  Joy is awesome. It comes from Jesus and seriously there is...

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June 25, 2019
in Sermon

What the Armor is Made Of

Modern armor is made of kevlar. Ancient armor was made of heavy metals. The armor God described in Ephesians 6 is made of something altogether different. Christian, the armor of God that he tells us...

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June 17, 2019
in Encouragement

Leading from Weakness

Who wants to be led by a weak person, right? So, we project strength … even when we are weak.  This is dumb. It will collapse. The people you are leading will surprise you when...

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June 12, 2019
in Uncategorized

A New Bridge in Raleigh

Bridges connect one side to another. They make destinations accessible and a straighter path to them.  This past Sunday, April 7th, Bridge Fellowship Church launched!  Their mission? Bridging people back to God through the gospel. The Bridge...

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April 14, 2019
The Bridge is Launching!
in Church Planting

The Bridge is Launching!

God has been building a team to plant a new church in Southeast Raleigh. Bridge Fellowship Church will launch on April 7th at 10am at 2600 Timber Dr. Get connected here.  On March 17th, we got...

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March 24, 2019
in Encouragement, Sermon

Energizing Marriage

Author Emerson Eggerichs in his book, Love and Respect, outlines three major cycles that a typical marriage faces: The Crazy Cycle, the Energizing Cycle and the Rewarding Cycle.  The Crazy Cycle is when he won’t...

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March 11, 2019
Woman of God
in Encouragement

Woman of God

Ladies, the world is in your ear. Dangerous. Your own voice is in your ear. Regularly dangerous. This image represents God’s voice in your ear (awesome and life-giving!) versus the world’s slander. The goal is...

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March 05, 2019
Additional Elders!
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Additional Elders!

On February 17th we installed two more elders to our elder team!  Seth Apple and Kenny Perry are both godly men who Jesus has been raising up to be elders. They have served for years...

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March 01, 2019
The GCC Senior Pastor and Wife Retreat
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The GCC Senior Pastor and Wife Retreat

Here’s a snap shot of hundreds of GCC Pastors and Wives belting our praise and prayer to Jesus during this week’s annual Senior Pastor and Wife Retreat. The Great Commission Collective is our church network. Paul wrote...

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February 08, 2019
Fire Pit
in Encouragement

Fire Pit

Several weekends ago, we enjoyed some time around my neighbor’s epic fire pit. When it comes to fire pits, humans all over the planet do the exact same thing … drop what they were doing,...

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February 04, 2019