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April 4 – Understanding Begins With God

Ruth 1-4 Luke 8:1-25 “Everything that is hidden will become clear, and every secret thing will be made known. So be careful how you listen. Those who have understanding will be given more. But those who do not have understanding, … Continue reading

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January 13 – Loving the Oppressed, and the Oppressor

(Caught up by this afternoon!)  Genesis 31-32 Matthew 9:18-38 “When he saw the crowds, he felt sorry for them because they were hurting and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” (Matthew 9:36 NCV) Wherever Jesus went, He preached the good … Continue reading

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December 29 – Following the Call of God

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 If you’re on social media at all, you’ve probably found a site that focuses on your hometown. You know those sites: “We grew up in <insert the name of your hometown here>.” These sites … Continue reading

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September 11 – There Is Only One Way…

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 My wife has a habit of naming inanimate objects. Our GPS unit is “Sally.” (With a voice like that, it couldn’t be male.) Whenever we go somewhere, we set Sally up and punch … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 11

Thursday, June 22 Today was the last day in the classrooms for most of us. Connie, Bunmi, and Janet will be staying at Kayonza for an extra week. And, interestingly enough, we were out at Kayonza today. Five members of … Continue reading

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October 1 – Transparency

Psalm 37:1-9; Isaiah 7:1-9; Matthew 20:29-34 Time is winding down on the clock and the home team is driving for what could be a winning touchdown. The crowd roars as each play is bringing them closer to the end zone. … Continue reading

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November 14 – Faith That Makes a Difference

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 It is a continuous struggle among Christians. Is our relationship with God based on our faith or is it based on our works: doing the good things that make God like us. James reminds … Continue reading

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MArch 4 – Do I See What God Sees?

Matthew 10:1-25; Leviticus 7-8; Proverbs 22 Whatcha looking for? Do you ever realize that you usually see those things that you think about and care about when you are driving around? When trying to describe where my church is I … Continue reading

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November 28 – On Being Thankful

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 For many years Americans have taken a day of Thanksgiving. It’s been a day of pause in the midst of a world that continues to move faster and faster. Believers and non-believers alike stop … Continue reading

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