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Category Archives: 2016

Time to Celebrate!

So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. I Corinthians 10:31 I want to begin my note to you this month with a question:  How are you choosing to celebrate Christmas?  I use the verb “choosing” deliberately—first and foremost because choice involves intentionality.  Like so […]

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Great Habits Help in Every Season

As I change my calendar to the month of October, I’m looking forward to the routines that lie ahead. There’s something comforting about packing away summer essentials and getting ready for the fall season.  Sandals and shorts are exchanged for sneakers and sweaters, and soon shorter days will bring cooler breezes and colorful leaves. In […]

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Thoughts about Today’s Educational Dilemma

For he issued his laws to Jacob;     he gave his instructions to Israel. He commanded our ancestors     to teach them to their children, so the next generation might know them—     even the children not yet born—     and they in turn will teach their own children. So each generation should set its hope anew on God, […]

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Good Summer Reads

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16, NASB There’s something about summertime that spurs us to search for a good book, fall into a hammock or lounge chair, […]

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God and Politics

“Every person should obey the government in power. No government would exist if it hadn’t been established by God. The governments which exist have been put in place by God.” Romans 13:1-2 (God’s Word Translation) We are living in the midst of some pretty wacky political times in the United States.  In fact, I’ve heard […]

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