Father’s Day is coming this weekend, and I want to take a moment to encourage the Father’s along their way, because parenting is hard.  Being a Father isn’t easy, it isn’t for the faint of...

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It’s More Than You Can Handle Have you ever had someone say to you, “God never gives us more than we can handle”?  I have. And it’s usually when you are going through a very...

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What is your greatest treasure? We all have things and people that we treasure.  Friends, family, a home, success, sobriety, etc. It can be material things as well. Growing in spiritual maturity involved being honest...

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The Letter I received a letter and an information packet, recruiting me and other ministers to be trained and mobilized for outreach.  By the Church of Scientology.  They recon that we cannot solve the important...

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To the 12 tribes in the Dispersion, Greetings. James opens his letter, in verse 1, with this: “To the 12 tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings.” Then he jumps right into it. We would expect in...

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Today, I want to encourage the parents. We are doing a baby dedication for Mother’s Day this Sunday at the church. It has me thinking once again about how parenting is not for sissies. Parenting...

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Jesus came for the weak and broken, the poor in spirit. Not the strong, the whole, the rich in spirit.  He doesn’t need our strength because He is the strong one. In fact, our strength...

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In an attempt to become more authentic, we seem to be under-valuing the gathering of Christians. And if we gather, we don’t want it to seem like we care that much. Like, “we don’t really...

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We often think of Christian fruitfulness in terms of our own personal growth only.  But Jesus left us with clear instructions that our purpose is larger than personal growth.  The growth of others is of...

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