The Woman Whose Miracle Began an Evangelistic Explosion

I was going through an old memory drive because I have been updating high school transcripts for college entrance (home-schoolers), and I ran across devotional notes. I had forgotten about them, but as I read through, I rediscovered a gem. The Bible tells us of many real people, often times in what seems like just […]

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The Way

I was listening, recently, to a teaching that caught my attention. The speaker explained that within the Old Testament tabernacle, Rabbinical tradition referred to the entrance of the outer court as “The Way,” The entrance of the second portion of the tabernacle, which was the “Holy Place,” was called “The Truth,” and the entrance to […]

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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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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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