Tag Archives: Calvary

Why I wear a mask at church – Guest blog

by Amy Jakes   May 27, 2020 Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show … Continue reading

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Forgiveness – What we want, we should give

There is nothing so nice as an encouraging verse. However, thinking deeply and carefully about those encouraging verses can be equally challenging! For example, consider the Scripture that invites us to forgive… Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each … Continue reading

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Jesus is my Enough

When was the last time you heard people sing with abandon about Jesus? I have two events every year when I am surrounded by people who are doing that. The first is my pastors’ conference in February. The second is … Continue reading

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Live it Out

Paul said, “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.”  1 Corinthians 11:1 Quite a statement! It is just 11 words, but it speaks of Paul’s desire to see those around him become like Jesus.  It speaks of … Continue reading

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Walking With Each Other Toward Christ

Commiserate. This word comes to us from two Latin words. It means to “lament with”. Commiserating happens when we walk with each other through our struggles. Have we really thought about how important walking together through struggles is? Paul shares … Continue reading

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Bridge Building – Remember what Life is About!

This week I invite you to think together with me about building bridges.  No, I don’t mean the type of bridges that we drive cars across.  I mean bridges between people.  Bridges are built by common interests.  Bridges are built … Continue reading

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Embracing the Everyday Power of the Resurrection

It is one thing to say that God is with us. It is another to understand what that really means. When Paul tells the church in Ephesus for what he was praying, he reveals what God with us means. Continue reading

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