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August 5 – Ambassadors of Reconciliation

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:13; 2 Kings 18; Micah 7 An interesting article begins with these words: “They are the scourge of the world’s capitals. They flout the law and cost the authorities millions. Yet, like mice, noise and traffic jams, there … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Rules

Mark 7:1-13; 2 Samuel 17; Daniel 11:1-19 Rwanda is a beautiful country. In spite of high unemployment the people work together to support each other. They are industrious, and can be seen on the roads at all hours of the … Continue reading

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April 9 – Expectations and Reality

Acts 1; Deuteronomy 11-12; Job 9 When I began teaching, I had some unrealistic expectations. I expected kids to sit quietly and learn, enthralled with every word that came out of my mouth. I expected amazing classroom discipline as kids … Continue reading

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December 21 – Reconciliation

Psalm 113; Genesis 25:19-28; Colossians 1:15-20 Hollywood seems to enjoy those movies where people switch bodies. A kid playing an adult, an adult playing a kid, or one gender playing another all become plot devices that can be used for … Continue reading

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October 15 – Reconciliation

Psalm 121; Genesis 32:3-21; Mark 10:46-52 Family reunions can be tense times for some people. Two family members had a falling out years ago, and you could never have them in the same room together without some kind of problem. … Continue reading

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September 21 – When Reconciliation is Needed

Psalm 12; Proverbs 21:10-16; Luke 20:45—21:4 Let me start out by saying that I completely disagree with Colin Kaepernick’s method of protesting. I believe that we should honor our country and our flag. I still tear up during the National … Continue reading

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August 31 – Healing

Psalm 119:65-72; Isaiah 57:14-21; Luke 14:15-24 One of the ways doctors save lives these days is with organ transplants. It is one of the miracles of modern medicine that doctors can take an organ from another person, sometimes even when … Continue reading

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July 14 – A Gentle Imperfection

Psalm 15; Genesis 12:10-20; Hebrews 5:1-6 One of the benefits of dealing with my wife’s bouts with cancer is that she has been an example to other women. Both times she has caught the cancer fairly early because she keeps … Continue reading

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May 27 – One Way

Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Kings 8:14-21; 2 Corinthians 11:1-6 People want to know that things are right between them and God. No one wants to walk around knowing that God is mad at them, right? What has happened in recent years, … Continue reading

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May 26 – Our Message

Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Kings 6:23-38; 2 Corinthians 5:11-17 It’s political season again. Actually, I don’t think it ever ends, but during election times, the discussion really heats up. Let’s face it, if we really believed everything that the opposition said … Continue reading

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