The Baby Who Would Be Shepherd

I am always amazed by the treasure of God’s Word, and how no matter how many times one reads it, there is always another mystery to uncover. “What do you want me to see today, Lord?” is a good way to open your study time. This past week, I began reading in Matthew. I somehow […]

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My Father’s Heart

The nicest older gentleman works at Costco, signing members up for the company Visa. He stands next to his computer kiosk on the way to the salads and rotisserie chickens, and he greets everyone with a smile. I don’t know what his story is. He is long past retirement, hair like snow, and beginning to […]

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The Positive Side of Persecution

Have you watched the movie “Soul Surfer” about Bethany Hamilton? Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack, and thought that she would lose her dream of surfing professionally, but with God’s help and her determination, she continued to surf. People love a true story, and they flocked to hear hers. Who doesn’t want to […]

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How God Handles Broken

At my home church, 1st Sunday usually means that we will be serving communion. We eat the bread, which represents Jesus’s body that was broken. We drink the wine (or grape juice) which represents His blood which was shed for us. We are reminded to look inward at our heart attitude as we remember that […]

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Hunting Loose Ends

What does it take to be prepared for hard times? Is it possible to know that when tests come, we will do more than survive? That we can actually thrive? When being bombarded by new cultural norms, how do we keep from being swept away? How do we filter all of the information and opinions […]

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