Christmas Is—Fearful and Faithful

Luke 2:8-20 (NIV) Why do we need shepherds? At the time of this story, they were the lowest of the low. But God chose them

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It Begins with Gratitude

Romans 1:7-12 (NIV) What does it mean to live a Christian life in today’s world? Difficult at best is my first thought. Easy when you

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Side by Side—How Wide is Your Circle?

Mark 10:13-16 (NIV) I love it when my church celebrates God’s love for all children on Children’s Sunday. For my church when Children’s Sunday rolls

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Encouragement—Into the Unknown

Acts 4:32-37 (NIV) I’ve learned a lot about encouragement over the past month. On July 21st I had a total knee replacement on both knees.

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Out of Your Comfort Zone—Into the Unknown

Acts 9:10-18 (NIV) Has God ever nudged you? Pushed you even beyond your comfort zone? What did you say? Did you answer in the affirmative

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The Temptation—Encountering Jesus

Matthew 4:1-11 (NIV) Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was

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Exile and Faithfulness—The Greatest Story

What do you see as the greatest story ever told? For me, the greatest story began with creation. Then when God made a covenant with us. Then there was liberation. Then freedom for the Israelites from Egypt.