Monthly Archives: December 2022

Peoples is Peoples

My title for this week comes from an older Muppet movie. In the movie, Kermit has lost his memory and, as usual, Miss Piggy is angry a lot. The owner of a diner is sharing this wisdom to point out … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 90 – The Joy of the Lord is Jesus

Joy. We connect it so often with happiness. Happiness is temporary. Happiness is connected with our circumstances. Biblical joy is deeper. Jesus had joy when facing the cross. He offers to give us the same type of joy. Looking for … Continue reading

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Pssst… I Want to Tell You a Secret

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 89 – The Word is Grace

Big words cause our tongues to trip. Small words trip up our life. This week at the Lighthouse Community Center we talk about a small word that has a huge meaning. It is the word that tells us what Jesus … Continue reading

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Where Do I Find My Security (Part 2)

A profound phenomenon accompanies our problems and struggles – worry. When problems break through our ineffective strategies to be safe, worry is usually our companion. I had written a couple of weeks ago that we would talk about trust in … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 88 – How Can We Be Content?

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. There is an almost insatiable desire for more built into our culture. It even bleeds into Christmas. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, it might be a good time to consider what it means … Continue reading

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Where do I Find My Security? (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have plenty of them. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, we are … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 87 – Thanksgiving and Gratitude

There is something significant about saying, “Thank you!” It isn’t just something we should do when we are helped by a server at a restaurant. Nor is it just a word that we should say when someone passes the potatoes. … Continue reading

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