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15 Mar Waiting on the World to Change

How do you handle waiting?  I don’t know anyone who actually likes to wait, but waiting is a pretty regular part of all our lives.  We wait in line and in traffic. We wait on our spouse or children.  We wait on the nurse to...

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09 Mar Setting Aside Our Politics

  Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. -Isaiah 55:6-7 Look...

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08 Feb Stepping out in Faith to Be the Kingdom

This past Sunday my community of faith gathered for worship as we do each week.  Following the service, however, we moved downstairs into the Fellowship Hall for lunch and our annual congregational meeting.  This event is an opportunity for us to spend time over a...

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25 Jan Simplicity, Part 2

A few years ago I was doing some reading about Sabbath and Sabbath practices.   It is tragic that for many people, “Sabbath-keeping” is associated with all the things you aren’t allowed to have or do on Sundays.  A strict list of what can seem like...

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18 Jan Simplicity, Part 1

Simplicity.  That is my word for 2018, and I am embracing it with a vengeance. One of the reasons that simplicity is my focus this year is that I recognize within me a deep hunger and longing for it.  I am coming off a year that...

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