about me

Kevin Bussey (aka k-dawg)
Lead Pastor
Charlotte, NC, USA

Samford University: B.S. Public Administration, 1985
University of Alabama at Birmingham: M.A. Education, 1988

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: MDivBL, 1995

Married to:
Cassandra (6-25-88)


quote of the week

"Pastor I don't like your plans" Bisagno, "what are your plans." man, "I don't have any." Bisagno, "I like my plans better than yours." .

Dr. John R. Bisagno:

blogs i read

marty duren
joe kennedy
art rogers
stuart delony
wade burleson
kiki cherry
david phillips
dorcas hawker
arkansas rasorbaptist
cb scott
ben cole
tim sweatman
jason sampler
mark mansheim
adam feldman
scott freeman
wes kenny
alan cross
john stickley
bowden mcelroy
c w
jamie wootten
nate goodwin
paul littleton
jeff richard young
J. A. Gillmartin
villa rica
phillips lynn
micah fries
preachin jesus
morris chapman
tim sweetman
kevin lancaster
jeremy roberts
al mohler
ronnie floyd
david rogers
sbc bloggers
greg pouncey
jason burns
howie luvzus
gary lamb
angela davis
neil elmore
jason shepherd
monday morning insight
wayne cordeiro
Southern Baptist Blog Aggregator

favorite links

my parents ministry
starbucks gossip
the ooze
willowcreek association
purpose driven
northpoint community church
springs church
albert pujols
shaun alexander
john maxwell
element 2
dale jarrett
bama magazine
bible gateway
biblical studies foundation

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listening [to]

building 429: rise

chris tomlin: live from austin music hall

various: music inspired by the chronicles of narnia

fusebox: once again

passion: How Great Is Our God

storyside:b : everything and more

delirious?: the mission bell

hillsong united: look to you


Monday, October 24, 2005

When life throws you a curve

I had the opportunity to speak at a church for a friend of mine this weekend. The pastor was suppose to be there but his wife went to the hospital yesterday morning because she had not felt her unborn baby move in 2 weeks. Unfortunately, the baby died. Wow, that is tough. Life is tough. It doesn't work out the way we plan it to. People turn on you, our health suffers or people's we love, finances turn and families fall apart. Life often throws us a curve. Our world is changing rapidly. If you don't keep up with the changing times you get left behind. Life throws us a curve. I'm fortunate to have friends and family who love me and pray for me. When life throws me a curve I can count on them to be supportive. But even they can't make up for the pain and heartache I feel or even you feel from time to time. When life throws us a curve, the only person we can count on is God. Even when He doesn't seem to make sense. In Narnia there is a line about the Lion (representing God) that says he is tough but fair or something like that. It has been a long time since I read it. But I think that God is confusing. I don't understand why some of our prayers are answered the way we want and others are not. Even when we have the right motives. Life will throw us a curve, but God is good!

posted by Kevin Bussey at 10/24/2005 12:07:00 PM


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The Cure for the Common Life
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Why Men Hate Going to Church
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Advanced Strategic Planning: A New Model for Church and Ministry Leaders
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A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey
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The Story We Find Ourselves In: Further Adventures of a New Kind of Christian by Brian McLaren

Too Busy Not to Pray: Slowing Down to Be With God
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A Passionate Church
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A Passionate Life
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Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
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Searching for God Knows What
by Donald Miller

Spiritual Leadership: Moving People to God's Agenda
by Henry Blackaby, Richard Blackaby

previous posts

God's Calling
Fish out of water
my hobby
Power of prayer
Communication: What's in your filter?
Meeting Needs?
Connecting with people
getting what you don't deserve!

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