How to Handle Rejection God’s Way?

Have you ever given –only to be crushed by rejection? In her book, “The Uncommon Woman”, Susie Larson wrote: “My carpet was wet with tears and I was sprawled facedown on my floor, wondering if the pain would ever go away… I used to walk through life with an underlying sense of insecurity inbedded in […]

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Choosing Music for Corporate Worship

If there is any part of our worship service that holds the power to bring people together or tear them apart, it’s music. Sometimes it seems like people care less about the type of message they hear than the genre of the songs that are sung. It shouldn’t be that way, by the way. There […]

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The Shift: Moving from Hesitant to Bold

Over the past several years, the prayer request voiced most often by the women in our church has been this: “Please pray that I will be bold.” They recognize the world’s need for Jesus, and they want to move past their fear and hesitancy to a place of willingness, wherever God places them. The second […]

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My Conversation with the Republican National Committee

I don’t get a lot of phone calls from “real” people. Most calls are either scammers or organizations asking for money. This past week it was the Republican National Committee. I was patient. I listened to the spiel, but even though I am a registered Republican, something in their appeal was striking a dissonant chord. […]

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Pieces; Uniquely You

When my husband’s grandma died, the church that hosted her funeral had a picture hanging in the foyer. From a distance, it was obviously an interpretation of the face of Jesus, but when you looked up close you could see that all the “pixels” were made from portraits of each member of the congregation and […]

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