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About ichthysgeneration

I am part of the generation of those who have sold out "their" lives to Jesus Christ. He is alive and wants us to live as He lives, doing the things Our Heavenly Father, Creator of the Universe and Man, asks us to do. On this journey I am a husband to Vicky, and a father to Carter Samuel Curtis. Our family lives an exciting life telling others about how Jesus has changed our focus and given us freedom and great joy. Vicky and I are on staff at a large church and right now Carter is a 2nd grader. We like to ride bikes, take walks, play at the beach, mess with computers, have long talks, study wildlife, read and listen to all kinds of music. Carter enjoys making up songs and drawing masterpieces. Carter and I are fascinated with the "wild west" and get to "play" Texas Rancher a couple of times a year. Vicky is the perfect wife and does a very convincing act of liking it as she encourages our antics. I have a passion for listening to the living Jesus as he relates the riches of His (and our) Father's wisdom and love to all humanity. By His being born among us, His death on the cross and His resurrection into new life, which we may share with Him, He has provided all we need for an incredible journey. I hope you are excited about joining with us and making yourself known as part of "The Icthuse Generation" on the great road!

ALL THINGS NEW

New Years excitement has a lot to do with the idea of getting a new start. Somehow on New Years Day we can hit the Control, Alt and Delete, keys or if you’re a MAC user the Apple and Force … Continue reading

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Knowledge & Wisdom

One of my favorite pastimes, my passion, really, is to seek out and learn things that I do not know about. This passion is an inexhaustible source of adventure. Around every corner and wherever I look there is something to … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on “Renegade”, by Vince Antonucci, Founder of Verve, Las Vegas & A True Renegade

“All holy desires grow by delay; and if they diminish by the delay, then they were never holy desires.”  Saint Gregory * Vince Antonucci, fonder of Verve a church on the Strip in Las Vegas, has some challenging things to … Continue reading

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The Gift – A New/Old Way of Living…

In his book “Linchpin” Seth Godin makes this statement, “I must have been absent that day at Stanford business school. They don’t spend a lot of time teaching you about the power of unreciprocated gifts, about the long (fifty thousand … Continue reading

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Vision

Real vision produces commitment, produces a plurality of strong leaders and results in strong team commitment. Real vision produces people of character by purifying hearts in the fire of cataclysmic change. Real vision produces a people who work together and care deeply for one another. Real vision produces enduring, supportive, distinctively different kinds of community. It casts out the status quo and forges ahead into uncharted waters where the mettle of pure hearts is forged. And after all of the superficiality of human endeavor is burnt away in the fire of struggle all that is left is abiding, overwhelming love. Continue reading

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The “Traditional” Church

No one has seen the “traditional” Church since before Constantine. Constantine merged Roman religious practice with Government, then incorporated Christ into what became the State Religion. (this, of course, is the short course) Since all of the Scripture was written … Continue reading

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Should We Live By The Book?

Can we live by the Bible? The answer is a resounding yes. In part one we see that the Scripture is essential and absolutely relevant for our Spiritual lives. Continue reading

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