Monthly Archives: November 2010

In the middle of chaos…PEACE!

Christmas music was blaring on the speakers.  One aisle over two kids were fighting over who got to sit in the cart.  A guy was shouting on his cell phone about which type of milk he was supposed to buy.  … Continue reading

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Finding Peace

Have you heard the story of Major League Baseball’s American League MVP?  Here’s a little taste of a guy whose life was chaos until he met Jesus…Everything changes when the King comes!

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It’s hard to be thankFULL sometimes

A prayer spoken before communion in many congregations: It is good, right, and salutary that we should, at all times and in all places, give thanks to you, O Lord… Thankfullness is easy…at times…and in some places; but it’s that … Continue reading

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Just add Music

Dry.  Tasteless.  Unappealing.  Inedible.  If these words describe your personal devotion life?  Just add music. Sometimes the daily routine of Bible reading and prayer can feel like a dehydrated meal to us.  When we engage our intellect but don’t go … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the Holidays?

It’s November 15th, and we’re heading into the busiest time of the year.  Cleaning, cooking, shopping, traveling, decorating, waiting in line, sitting in traffic, stringing lights, shoveling snow, and all around Merry-making will fill our days and nights fuller than … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Harvest

The boys are standing next to their hand made “Hugelkultur” which is a raised bed made from piling dirt on top of rotting wood. It’s a great way to compost those pesky sticks and logs, and helps to keep the … Continue reading

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Practicing what I preach…will always take a lot of practice!

Saying the right words and doing the right thing are often two totally different things. It’s the difference between knowledge and belief. Pastors know this personally as much as anyone. Every week they stand up and preach God’s Word. They … Continue reading

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