Remember
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Remember

It is not uncommon for my desk at home or at church to be littered with any number of yellow stickie notes containing names, words, or numbers as a reminder of things to do or folks to call. Nor is it uncommon for me to send emails to myself of the same, just so I...

Living Fearless in Fearful Times
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Living Fearless in Fearful Times

It is likely that all of us face an emotional tug of war in our lives, a battle between feelings of faith and those of fear. News of a cancer diagnosis, family tragedy and discord, or worry and concern over what may happen in any given situation often give rise to feelings of fear, doubt,...

Proof of Faith
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Proof of Faith

Genuineness is a very important concept in our lives. I remember as a kid signing baseballs with the names of famous players and trying to pawn them off to unsuspecting youngsters on the bus. Don’t worry, they weren’t fooled and somehow figured out that the “Babe Ruth” and “Henry Aaron” signatures might not be real....

Abide In Me
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Abide In Me

As we continue to look at how we are to live as ‘exiles’ and ‘strangers’, this week we will journey to John 15:1-11. In these verses Jesus offers us a magnificent picture of what it is to “abide in Me” and as we look to His words we will find encouragement and exhortation as well...

Living As Exiles
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Living As Exiles

In my own little world, there has been lots of moving pieces these last few weeks. Amidst a COVID contact quarantine and COVID infection in our immediate family, a difficult season of health and transition in the life of a father-in-law, an election that poses significant and potentially ominous forebodings for our Christian faith, and...