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Christmas In New York and Exciting Renovations

christmas update

I hope you enjoyed your Christmas and ate way too many cookies and watched way too many Christmas movies!  Ben and I spent Christmas Day sleeping in, exchanging gifts, Face Timing with our family, watching movies in our pajamas, and then heading over to Paul and Andi’s (our dear friends and pastors) for Christmas cookie decorating and good conversation, good food, and even better company.  It was fun to laugh, reflect, and make new memories.  And yes, you better believe…

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Why I’m a Fan of New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

Nicole Smithee

In my opinion, New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap. Sure, January 1st is, in truth, just another day on a calendar.  It might seem a bit much that a simple date change elicits such widespread motivation to achieve goals, become better versions of ourselves, or try new things.  But that’s like saying, “It’s Christmas, and because everyone gives gifts on Christmas, I refuse to.”  You can stand in defiance against the norms of Christmas time, but in the end,…

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Leadership Chat: Climate Control Part 1

Nicole Smithee Leadership Vlog

  Looking to develop the leader within? Then tune into these videos where I discuss important leadership lessons. This video discusses the power you have as a leader to control the climate of your team or organization, and gives you practical tools to shape and develop a healthy and winning culture.…

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Predictable

Nicole Smithee preaching

  I recently taught this message at Liberty Church, in both St. Pete, Florida and various locations throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York. I was blown away by the response. So many people I spoke with and emailed with after let me know that they were not only encouraged, but motivated to take action- to face the giants in their lives by growing predictable in their dependence on the Presence of God and faith-filled amidst the challenges arise. If you…

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Focused And Fulfilled

Nicole Smithee Preaching

  Where all my single peeps at? This one’s for you! Earlier this fall, I taught a message at Liberty Church in New York on thriving and not merely surviving the single season of life. This message is quite personal for me- opening up about my own moments of frustration and heartbreak and also my breakthrough moments of freedom and faith and joy! My hope is that through this message you hear Jesus beckoning you beyond the all too-common-cycle of…

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