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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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 8

Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. In the valleys of life, where storms press in, floods rage, and predators rush in, the Shepherd’s presence is comforting, and his rod and his staff are tools by which he rescues, disciplines, protects, and comforts his sheep. In North America, today’s shepherds often carry a rifle […]

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Praying God’s Will; Galations, Chapter 2

When I was in high school (In Arizona), my youth group participated in a program called Bible Bowl.  If your teens have the chance,  it is such an amazing opportunity. Every year a committee chose books of the Bible to be studied, and youth groups studied, formed teams, and attended competitions in host churches across the […]

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Praying God’s Will; 1 Thessalonians, Chapter 3

Have you had a refreshing weekend and are you ready for the blessings of a new week?  I hope so!  My hubby was off work this weekend (in camp ministry, weekends are often work days).  He has been working on the trim in the sun room so it is so much closer to being usable! For […]

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Tithing and Hilarious Giving

The first ten years of marriage, my husband and I gave to the church, but we didn’t tithe. Tithing traces back to the Old Testament, when God commanded his people, the Israelites, to give ten percent of what He gave them back to Him.  This tithe provided for the tribe of the Levites who served […]

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