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Crack me open. Plant Me. Use Me. Grow Me. “Listen carefully: Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, dead to the world, it is never any more than a grain of wheat. But if it is buried, it sprouts and reproduces itself many times over. In the same way, anyone...read more
FAST FROM ACCUMULATING AND PRACTICE CONTENTMENT Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have. Hebrews 13:5 I saw a cartoon this week that featured an old man standing with his son in front of an open garage door. The garage was piled...read more
Compassion, Pity, Mercy So during Lent we practice three spiritual disciplines; prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Curious about and struggling to relate to the word "alms", I did a little research. The word alms comes from the Greek word eleemosyne, which means...read more
I Went Hiking With Jesus and Oh, My.... Let's go on a hike... During Lent we are called to grow closer to God through fasting, almsgiving and prayer. Of course, there are many, many ways that we can pray, that we can commune with God. One of those ways is to read and...read more
Desiring What God Desires for Me Our first week of Lent has begun. For many of us this journey toward spiritual growth may have started with the tradition of having a cross of ashes placed on your forehead and hearing the words “Repent and believe in the gospel”. ...read more
Preparing for Lent It is my hope today that I can get you excited about one of my favorite times of year. The word “Lent” comes from the old English “lencten", which means “spring". And who doesn’t like spring? What does spring bring to mind? Change! New life,...read more
Everyone is Fighting the Cooties More than anything you guard, protect your mind,for life flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Holy cow, so many people I know are sick with the flu or bronchitis. I have listened to their family members talk about the measures they have...read more
One Amazing Body with Many Necessary Parts Just as the human body is one, though it has many parts that together form one body, so too is Christ. For by one Spirit we all were immersed and mingled into one single body....we are all privileged to drink deeply of the...read more