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Category Archives: 2011

Hope in Times like These

I don’t know about you, but I’m weary this week. Where do I even begin sharing some of the sorrows weighing me down? Well, here’s a few – some of which you might be able to relate to: *Killer tornadoes that have devastated whole areas – like Joplin, Missouri. *Daily news reports about disappointing public […]

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The Treasure of a Mother’s Heart

So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. But Mary treasured up all […]

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Can I get a Witness?

The words on the front screen at church were reiterated in our pastor’s message a few minutes later. What intrigued me most was the expression “witnesses.” Who were these people? Why had they chosen to be present when Paul preached? And what prompted the Apostle Paul to even use this term in his letter to […]

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A Saint in the Making

March often seems like an idle month . . . a bit of a boring season tucked between the end of football and the start of baseball. Sometimes Easter arrives early, but otherwise we’ve only Saint Patrick’s Day to celebrate – that holiday when even non-Irish men and women wear green garb and eat corned […]

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Love – the Lord’s Way

St. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. Some people ask me why – after all, it’s really a relatively minor holiday that allows stores to sell cards and candy to the masses. While that may be the commercialized side of February 14th, I prefer to look at the heart of the celebration. Valentine’s […]

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