Our Willingness to Share

God’s generosity to us last year—and our willingness to share it—gives us an opportunity to help our neighbors in need this winter. Let me explain how. Most of you have probably heard by now the good news that we finished last...

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Preparing for Easter

“I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among...

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Finishing Strong

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 There aren’t a whole lot of ways to encourage people who are running a long race. As a former crosscountry runner, I know...

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Gathering with Gratitude

Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus...

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The Power of Gratitude

I wish gratitude was my go-to state. I like people who are grateful. Unfortunately, I have to work at it. My gifts tend toward “exhortation;” my strengths fall in the learning-teaching realm; and my enneagram type suggests that I’m often trying...

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The “Best” Things

I hope you’re excited about the new year! I am—and not just because 2020 was … well … not great. New Years always offers us new hope and promise. But right now, I want you to take a moment to reflect on what’s happened in your life in the past...

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New Dimensions of Sound

With each new year, I normally take time to highlight the many wonderful ensembles and programs within the Music Ministry.  In doing so, I also acknowledge, with gratitude, all the music offered during the Advent and Christmas season.  The key...

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