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While it is a little early for Christmas music, or my Christmas coffee mug – even for me; thesethoughts from Bob Goff’s LIVE IN GRACE, WALK IN LOVE: A 365 DAY JOURNEY are relevant all yearlong: “The story of Christmas tells us a lot about how God rolls. When the angel came to Mary totell her what would happen, that message didn’t come with a playbook of everything thatwould come after… [or for Joseph]; The same goes for the wisemen…God doesn’t give usthe play-by-play of what’s to come when He …

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Surge News from Dave Irby – July 2024

While it is a little early for Christmas music, or my Christmas coffee mug – even for me; thesethoughts from Bob Goff’s LIVE IN GRACE, WALK IN LOVE: A 365 DAY JOURNEY are relevant all yearlong:“The story of Christmas tells us a lot about how God rolls. When the angel came to Mary totell her what would happen, that message didn’t come with a playbook of everything thatwould come after… [or for Joseph]; The same goes for the wisemen…God doesn’t give usthe play-by-play of what’s to come when He tells …

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0.2 Intro: Genesis – Dispensations and Covenants

In this video, I provide a broad overview of the concept of dispensations and covenants. I discuss the different dispensations and their significance, as well as the importance of understanding the relationship between the nation of Israel and God. I also touch on the unconditional promises made to Abraham and the various covenants mentioned in the Bible. No specific action is requested from viewers, but I encourage them to gain a better understanding of these topics for a deeper appreciation of biblical history and prophecy. Download MP4 To save the …

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0.1 Intro: Genesis – The Value of the Old Testament and Genesis

In this video, I discuss the importance of the Old Testament, specifically the book of Genesis, in understanding the Bible as a whole. I emphasize the need to study the Old Testament alongside the New Testament to fully grasp the gospel message and themes of sin, redemption, and salvation. I also encourage viewers to engage in conversation and raise questions throughout the course. Important data: The Bible consists of 66 books written by at least 40 authors over a span of a thousand years. Action requested: Watch the video to …

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Updates on an intern, Massa, BBS2, and Ollie

Winifred, one of the Liberia Christian Leadership interns, is such an exciting story to watch as God writes across her life. She is the one intern who has a mentor/sponsor, and she is growing, using the skills she has learned through Surge Soccer, and applying them to the pursuit of the goal God has placed on her heart-opening a pregnancy center in Monrovia, Liberia. Here are a few excerpts from her latest communication with her sponsor/mentor: Thanks for always supporting me in this journey I have started for the future …

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Liberia Interns – April 2024 Update

Our interns in Liberia are amazing and could use your support. Find out how. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill (1874-1965) United Kingdom Prime Minister Intern Updates ntern Update for April Winifred Gaye-Positives: Engaged in a 15 country tournament focusing with the local teams on Sammy Surge guidelines of fair play. Continuing to introduce the fair play program to other teams Would like to continue to develop: basic computer skills preparing to learn more to support my future …

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Revolutionizing Reading in Liberia

“Revolutionizing Reading in Liberia” discusses Surge Soccer’s initiative to improve literacy among Liberian youth through soccer-based educational programs. It highlights the challenges faced by the education system in Liberia and showcases the impact of combining sports with learning. The program uses soccer to engage children and incorporate reading and educational activities, aiming to foster a love for learning and improve literacy rates.

Do Hard Things in Hard Places with David Irby, CEO of Surge Int’l, Former APU Head Coach, and Author

In Episode 143, David Irby, CEO of Surge Int’l, Former Azusa Pacific University Head Coach, Author of Undefeated: We are More Than Conquerors Through Him Who Loved Us, Sammy Surge, and Sports Ministry, husband, and father, talks with Phil and Paul… Listen now at https://www.howsoccerexplainsleadership.com/davidirby/ In Episode 143, David Irby, CEO of Surge Int’l, Former Azusa Pacific University Head Coach, Author of Undefeated: We are More Than Conquerors Through Him Who Loved Us, Sammy Surge, and Sports Ministry, husband, and father, talks with Phil and Paul about his ministry and coaching journey and …

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Spring Update for 2024

Surge Project in Salzburg, Austria is Thriving. It began when Surge sent two soccer players to Vienna…it led to this. It started with one visit by Al and Dave. Jorge Marquez joined our old Cascade Surge Soccer Team to “play soccer.” Just named Mexican Citizen of the Year last year, he and his wife now serve in Indonesia, with soccer being the great connector.

Back in the Liberian Schools / My Story

We made our first school visit…so much more ahead in 2024. In three minutes you can see and hear my story, it all started at Azusa Pacific University.