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Celebrating before the final victory

Sunday after the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 7-0, the Ottawa coach said, “We know they’re a better team. Everybody knows that on the planet. They’re the Stanley Cup champions. They’re the best team in the league. That’s no … Continue reading

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When “Please” is all you have

I occasionally text with Beth Foreman, who lives in New Haven, WV.  Beth is one of my favorite people in the world.  She runs (with a bunch of other volunteers) a weekly after school Bible club at the local elementary … Continue reading

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Why, why, why…

The conclusion I dread is not, “So there’s no God after all,” but “So this is what God is really like. Deceive yourself no longer.” Continue reading

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God has better plans

Last night we were having our first prayer walk between our local high school and middle school (we’re meeting every night this week).  The prayer walk was scheduled for 7:00.  At 6:15, the skies opened up letting loose a strong, … Continue reading

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Getting tangled up in the wires

Every morning when I walk in to the church sanctuary I check to see if the Roomba automatic vacuum is on it’s base.  It runs by itself some evenings.  This morning it was not on the base.  This morning it … Continue reading

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God’s grace defeats Satan’s accusations

It’s my experience that the enemy is an accuser.  He sows seeds of doubt and guilt and lets the world water them.  He tells us that we, because of our past, and now our present imperfections, can be of no … Continue reading

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A hope and a future no matter how bleak it looks

So we hang in there. We keep raising kids. We keep living in this world. All the while, doing our best to tell everyone we love and care about of this future hope. Continue reading

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