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Reflection Fridays: Encounter & Psalm 8

Take a few moments to read and reflect through Psalm 8. As you read, think about God, His creation, and you.  What thoughts come up as you read? 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the …

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Recovering Wonder

This moment is profound. It is significant. I’m not doing anything. I am sprawled in a recliner, twenty feet from the ocean. This is the extent of my activity. Submerged in sunshine, I contemplate life and the panorama before me. I can see surging breakers, rolling over an azure ocean. …

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Snow, Fresh Faith & a Sense of Wonder

I’d love for you to imagine the moment you saw snow for the first time.  Maybe you just came from another country that doesn’t have a white winter, or maybe you were two years old when you were awestruck with the small delicate flakes that floated to the ground. You …

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Waves of Life

God knows how much I need Him, that’s no secret. Once again we come to the end of a week of Encounter the last on of the year in fact. I look forward to Encounter week because it’s the time when we finally get real. We get real, and we …

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Encounter Thursday: Others

How can your faith impact/inspire/change others? Spend some time discussing. Remember, this Friday we have purchased 400 pizzas at $5 each (minimum). That money gets donated to World Vision, and will make a difference in the communities you are watching in the video (South Sudan).

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Encounter Tuesday: Others

As you read this this morning, think about what God might be saying to you. Good morning! My feet led me up the stairs of the men’s housing unit, and the conditions surprisingly worsened. Beds were laid out on a grid throughout the expansive room. Emaciated bodies lay upon the …

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Encounter Friday

I have suffered from anxiety for majority of my life. I have always been afraid of missing out – of making the wrong choice and being left plagued with the thought of “what if?” What if my parents never accept Christ? What if I don’t feel like a good Christian? What …

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