Category Archives: Opportunity

Comparing yourself to others

We were on a mission trip to New Bern, NC last week with Samaritan’s Purse.  Samaritan’s Purse is there helping people recover from historic flooding last fall.  The insulation in the crawlspace had to be replaced.  Fortunately it had already … Continue reading

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Like a mosquito to a bug zapper

I am often in the church kitchen, so much so that I frequently call it my office.  I will be in there today preparing Chicken Parmesan for tonight’s dinner.  Sometimes a fly will get in to the church kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Bloom Where You’re Planted

This morning I noticed a flowering weed poking up out of a crack in the concrete in the back stairwell of the church.  I could not help but think of the phrase, “Bloom where you are planted”.  I am convinced … Continue reading

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What do you see when you look at this window?

When it comes to the Biblical command to love, the question is not, “What does love mean to you?” The question is “What does God mean when He says to love?” Continue reading

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Joy when we need it most

Someone recently told me they decided against having a Christmas party they had been thinking about having.  They said because of some health problems in the family, nobody felt like they had the “Christmas Spirit”.  People get discouraged or depressed … Continue reading

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You have the right to remain silent

I read an article from the Washington Post that basically says two thirds of Americans are staying silent out of fear.  Not fear of the government, but fear of harassment on social media, and I assume fear of losing friends.  … Continue reading

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Fly as low as $29

I get emails all the time from Allegiant and Spirit Airlines because I am on their email lists.  Spirit frequently sends emails advertising up to “33% off, 50% off”, etc.  Allegiant always sends out emails saying, “Fly as low as…” … Continue reading

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