A Dull Life?

From the Pastor       A Dull Life?     Dullness is more than a religious issue; it is a cultural issue. Our entire culture has become dull. Dullness is the absence of the light of our souls. Look around. We have lost the sparkle in our eyes, the passion in...

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Are You Born Again?

From the Pastor      Are You Born Again?   I’m a born-again Christian, but that’s not the coat that I wear. It’s just how my heart’s been changed. — Tony Vincent Jesus challenged Nicodemus to be born again (John 3).  The highly-educated Jewish scholar was a bit confused by such...

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Why the Yelling?

From the Pastor     Why the Yelling?   I simply do not think that yelling, swearing, threatening or belittling will get you to the place you want to be faster than kindness, understanding, patience and a little willingness to compromise. — Rachel Nichols I would not be surprised if you...

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Good Morning!

From the Pastor     Good Morning!   The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be.  I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. — Julia Roberts So how do you get out of bed in the morning?  Do you drag yourself...

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Dangerous “Isms”

From the Pastor      Dangerous “Isms”   And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government, we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage. That’s the next stage. — Sharron Angle When it comes to economic/social/political “isms” out there, none are...

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How Do We Respond?

From the Pastor     How Do We Respond?   We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond.  Many struggles come as problems and pressures that sometimes cause pain. Others come as temptations, trials, and tribulations. — L. Lionel Kendrick...

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Congratulations, Men!

From the Pastor       Congratulations, Men!     I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. — T. D. Jakes When my father was eight years old, his father passed away....

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Your Philosophy on Risk?

From the Pastor     Your Philosophy on Risk?   Take chances, make mistakes.  That’s how you grow.  Pain nourishes your courage.  You have to fail in order to practice being brave. — Mary Tyler Moore By now you have developed a personal philosophy of RISK.  You tried things you weren’t...

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A Terrible Loss

From the Pastor     A Terrible Loss   Life is about surviving loss. — Mary Steenburgen Last week, I lost my wallet.  It disappeared.  Vanished from the earth.  At least that’s how it felt since I always put my wallet in the same places; in my back pocket or on...

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A Well-fed Mind

From the Pastor     A Well-fed Mind   Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. — Earl Nightingale Brain experts estimate that 85% of our thinking is done at the sub-conscious level. Whenever you have a “hunch” or...

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