Weather Announcement

We have checked the roads this morning and the grounds on campus. There is no ice. We will have church as scheduled this morning. Please be careful as you drive.
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Ancient Words for Today

A long time ago, a religious, Jewish Christian wrote these words. They are incredibly helpful today. Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be...
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Reflections on Psalm 103

1 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, The double use of the phrase “Bless the LORD, O my soul…” is the author’s (David) encouragement to himself; to...
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Lament

In light of recent events on a local, national and global landscape, I think it might be good for us to consider what it means to lament. I am not alone in feeling sad, confused and angry about the what is happening in the world. Lamenting is a useful tool and I hope you find...
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Faith Without Works

Many preachers, scholars, and theologians have argued about James 2:24.  As with most controversial arguments within the church, they serve mostly to help us miss the point. This one is no different. However, at first glance, this verse seems to be at odds with other scripture;...
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Finding Faith in Simple Things

Have you ever thought about what happens when you turn on a light switch? I don’t mean the inner-workings of the electrical current or the filament in a light bulb. I mean, in the moment just prior to you flipping the switch from the off position to the on position. Have...
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Be Faithful…Because Great is Thy Faithfulness

Great is Thy Faithfulness is not just a great song, it is also a Biblical phrase.As you read this, you can listen to a great version of the song here. One my favorite chapters in scripture is Lamentations 3. The book of Lamentations is a poem written by the prophet Jeremiah after...
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Be Faithful…To what He has called you.

What has called called you to do? A lot of times this a confusing thing. We overthink it a lot. We want to offer some grand, world changing answer to that question. But as with most things it is really pretty simple. You can be confused about a lot of things about how you are to...
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Be Faithful… To Fight Sin

Sin separates us from God. It lies to us and tells us it is the path to pleasure and joy. But sin is a liar. Sin comes from our enemy Satan who has one weapon against. That weapon is to get us to believe something about ourselves, other people or God that is not true. Sin is a...
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Be Faithful…

Be Faithful… Because He is faithful. This is the first in a week-long series entitled “Be Faithful…”. I have not been able to shake this simple phrase from my head for several months now. For the next five days, we will examine the idea of being faithful. God has called those who...
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