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Category Archives: 2015

O Holy Night

Did you know that one of the most sacred Christmas songs was written by a self-proclaimed atheist? Who would guess that in 1843 a parish priest from Roquemaure, France would ask a man like Placide Cappeau to write a poem to celebrate the upcoming Christmas season? But that’s exactly what he did! This church leader […]

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Love Breaks Down Barriers

So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:34-35 The month of November shifts our hearts and minds to the upcoming holiday season. Thanksgiving […]

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Planting the Seed

It’s not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes the seed grow. I Corinthians 3:7 The past few months have been a season of loss for us. Three men passed away, all in their fifties or younger. And while we aren’t certain about each of these […]

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Back to the Basics

Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Ephesians 4:21-23 Those of you who’ve been long-time readers of this newsletter […]

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Summer Under the Son

For the Lord has told me this: “I will watch quietly from my dwelling place- as quietly as the heat rises on a summer day, or as the morning dew forms during the harvest.” Isaiah 18:4 It’s hard to believe another summer is upon us, yet sunny days and warmer nights beckon us to change […]

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