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Letting Character Lead

Several years ago I went to a conference called, ‘Building Men for the Body of Christ’. At the beginning of the conference it struck me how the concern was not so much for ‘doing’ something for our families and our … Continue reading

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Trust… The Foundation of Peace

What type of peace does Jesus offer? Is it simply the absence of hurt or struggles? No. He offers more. It is a peace of the soul that surpasses struggles. It is also a life of peace that we must choose. Continue reading

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The Myth of 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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Peace, Angst, and the American Way

The early Superman comics said that he stood for, “Truth, justice, and the American way.” I think that we could say that today we might stand for peace, angst and the American way. We say we want peace. Yet we … Continue reading

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Unforeseen Consequences

When we think about the flood recorded in Genesis, we think of judgment, salvation, rain, animals, and an ark.  We don’t necessarily think of the subject of unforeseen consequences.  Yet, they are there.  We have the consequence of the terror … Continue reading

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Trust is hard

This week’s worship time was focused on trusting God.  We talked about trusting and how difficult it is sometimes.  It is difficult because our stress-filled times make us forget God’s faithfulness.  It is difficult because we want easy answers.  It … Continue reading

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