Voices Crying in the Wilderness, Part 2

Here is the Senior High students letter. Please take a moment to look at them and listen to their collective voice. “Blessed are the Peacemakers!” Dear Fellow Church Members, One month after the Parkland tragedy, students across the United States participated in school-wide walkouts to pay tribute to the lives...

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Voices Crying in the Wilderness, Part 1

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “Behold, I will send My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way.” 3“A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for Him.’” Mark 1:2-3 I’m convinced that it is time for...

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Wednesday Bloody Wednesday

“I can’t believe the news today. I can’t close my eyes and make it go away. How long? How long must we sing this song? How long, how long?” Apparently, this song is one we just can’t get enough of. But it’s not Bono who is singing. This time it’s...

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Privilege

got privilege?

If you see some brother or sister in need and have the means to do something about it but turn a cold shoulder and do nothing, what happens to God’s love? It disappears. And you made it disappear…I John 3:17 Almost every day, I pray for the eyes to see...

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Compassion

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If the most trying and difficult moments of your life were captured on video, what do you think would others see? Gripping fear and a loss of nerve? Anger that spills over into words or actions you may regret? Or when pushed beyond your limits, under pressure and great stress,...

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The Image of God

the image of God

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” Countless times a day, when we look into a mirror it is not to consider the brilliance of our creation, but most often to fix our hair, make some adjustment, apply makeup, or cover over some aspect of ourselves...

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Who Are You?

Kayla Mclurg

I saw this post today from Kayla Mclurg from Church of the Savior and just had to pass it on. Enjoy! Luke 7:1-10 Who are you, really? How likely is it that we will ever know each other, really? It is so much easier to make assumptions, to tuck each...

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The Foreigner Among Us

the foreigner among us

“The Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords. He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God, who shows no partiality and cannot be bribed. 18 He ensures that orphans and widows receive justice. He shows love to the foreigners living among you and gives...

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“What are you giving up for lent?”

lent

In just a couple of days (Ash Wednesday), we will begin the 40 day season known as Lent. Many associate this time leading up to Easter as a time for giving stuff up like caffeine, sugar, cigarettes, or some other bad habit we’re trying to curb or break. And while...

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Cell Phone Rehab

It’s funny, we live in a time where we have never been more connected to each other: Heck, most of us have texted, instagrammed, snapchated, facebooked, and or tweeted before we’ve even finished our breakfast and started our day. And that’s just the beginning. Our cell phones have become like...

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