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19
Dec
2012

The Christmas Bell

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The Christmas Bell

The Birth of Jesus Changed Everything! Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! - II Cor. 9:15 THE BELL I KNOW WHO I AM I am God’s child (John 1:12) I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15 ) I am united with the Lord (1 Cor. 6:17) I am bought with a price (1 Cor 6:19-20) […]

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18
Dec
2012

A Day of Silence for Sandy Hook

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a day of silence

Photo Credit: The TomKat Studio

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07
Dec
2012

Stop Singing CHRISTmas Songs

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Christmas Songs

I have been told more than once to stop singing CHRISTmas songs. Shocking, yes! Not quite so shocking when you realize I have been told that during the months of March, June and September. CHRISTmas time seems to just automatically fill me with joy, hope and peace. The entire month of December you will pretty […]

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05
Dec
2012

Taming the Christmas Crazies

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Taming the Christmas Crazies

Whose ideas was it anyway to cram 365 days worth of glad tidings, good cheer, shopping, baking and entertaining into the month of December? Can we point the finger at Martha Stewart? Wal-Mart? Or people like us who love the holly jolly idea on paper?  Yes to all three. We all have some culpability in […]

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30
Nov
2012
and then along comes christmas

Ever since September 11th you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who questions whether or not evil exists. We have all seen its ugly face. We’ve calculated the exorbitant fees it demands from the innocent, and too many of us have had to bury its victims. But in spite of looking down the throat of […]

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21
Nov
2012

A Thanksgiving Prayer

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a thanksgiving prayer

Lord, help me to praise you with my life by being: Holy Affectionate Penitent Prayerful Yielded   Trustworthy Humble Abundant Nurturing Kind Serving Grateful Inspirational Vigilant Inviting Noble Gospel-centered   The inspiration for this prayer came from A Pastoral Thanksgiving Acrostic by Andrew Schank

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12
Nov
2012
supporting our military

This summer in our many travels, we saw a lot of soldiers in the airports. Sometimes there were just 2 or 3 making their way across the country to an unknown situation. Often there were dozens of men and women in uniform, on their cell phones, standing in line for something to eat, waiting just […]

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31
Oct
2012

Our Top Halloween Posts

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halloween

Happy Halloween! Confused about if you should celebrate Halloween?  Wondering how you can play a part in God’s work of redeeming Halloween? You’ve come to the right {web} place! Here are a couple of previous posts about that very thing! 1) Halloween – From a Christian Parents Perspective {by Karis Murray} 2) Halloween and Hot Chocolate {by […]

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24
Oct
2012

We’re off to Allume!

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allume

Have you heard of the Allume Conference (formerly the Relevant Conference)?! If not, you’ve been missing out! Here’s their Mission Statement: “Our goal at Allume is to minister to the woman, the blogger, the story teller. We want to love well, encourage, and spur women on to shine the Light that lives within them. We want […]

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27
Jul
2012
praying for tragedy

When we hear about random acts of violence, like we recently saw in Colorado, our first response is usually to pray away the pain or pray that this will never happen again. But how can we pray beyond the shock, beyond the most obvious needs, for the issues of the kingdom. Below are prayer points […]

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