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Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

- 2 Timothy 2:1
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‘Nowhere’ vs. ‘Now Here’

January 10, 2019

Cue the January winter blues. The holiday decorations have been packed away for another year. The radio stations won’t play 24/7 Christmas songs again for another 11 months (this is a good thing!). The kids are back in school (again, a good thing!). And most of all: you’ve written the wrong year enough times over… Read more »

Make Room

December 14, 2018

Even if you didn’t grow up in church, you’re most likely familiar with at least a few characters in the Bible’s Christmas story. There’s Mary, the teenage virgin who was told by an angel that she was going to give birth to the Son of God, the One who would redeem humanity now and for… Read more »

Thanks-GETTING

November 19, 2018

This time of the year revolves around tradition. We dig out familiar decorations, play familiar songs, and cook (delicious, nap-inducing) familiar foods! There’s something comforting about these predictable rituals. One of the best-known Thanksgiving customs is that moment on Thanksgiving Day when everyone goes around the table and shares what they’re thankful for. Family, friends,… Read more »

Rest Assured

September 10, 2018

September! If you follow the timeline of the big retail stores, you might’ve noticed that the back-to-school supplies have long since been picked through, and that (by the corporate watch) you’re already late to decorate for Thanksgiving. While we’re at it, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, too! But seriously… This is the point where,… Read more »

In Dependence

June 26, 2018

The 4th of July. Freedom. Red, white, and blue. Parades, picnics, and parties. Dusk arrives and we gather at the ball field, as children’s eyes fill with wonder as they gaze, open-mouthed, at the dazzling arrays of fireworks lighting up the night sky. We finally return to the neighborhood cul-de-sac with our bags of sparklers, whistlin’ petes,… Read more »

Thirst Quencher

May 25, 2018

  When you think back to summertime as a kid, what comes to mind? Other than NO SCHOOL OR HOMEWORK, perhaps it was afternoons at the park or in the pool, or the smell of the briquettes getting ready for delicious “tube steaks”. But best of all… summertime meant the return of the neighborhood ICE… Read more »

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church plaque

 

headlines

 

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heaven vs hell

 

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Pope in Heaven

 

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lip prints

 

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kids on marriage

 

bank loan

 

dog funeral

 

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gravy ladle

 

birth control pills

 

coffee soldiers

 

church painter

 

flat tire

 

what is easter

 

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Lab Rabbit

 

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Man?

 

Love Is

 

Kids About Love

 

Hokey Pokey

 

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Getting Older

 

Driver’s License

 

Blind Pilot

 

Accountant

 

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God’s name

 

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