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His True, Endless, Unconditional Love

Love- An intense feeling of deep affection Think of when you were little, when your R’s were pronounced more like W’s, and you were extremely clumsy, with very little coordination. When you were that little, did you ever have something that you loved deeply? Something that you took everywhere with …

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A Gentle Relentless Love

Our God is the God who grasps brokenness and isn’t afraid to use messy people. Our God is the God who takes our hearts, pulls them and chips away at them to shape them into something that resembles His. Our God is the God who is near. He isn’t afraid …

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Who Do You Say I Am?

A celebration of Bible class… Thank you to you incredibly passionate, deeply insightful, lovers of the movement of God. Who are you? To borrow from Marianne Williamson, “…Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, …

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Unfailing Love

Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone sins. Humans aren’t perfect. But the cool thing about God is that where we see imperfection, He sees beauty. No matter how much we mess up in life, and no matter how much we sin, God will always love us! There is not a thing in …

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The Bystander Cheer

Sixteen years old and in need of hope, he was a hard-shelled kid from a tumultuous home. He had two brothers, four sisters, and a mom who worked three jobs to keep the family afloat. All he needed was hope. He and his oldest brother came to our student ministries …

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Wrapped Gifts

Whenever I see a well wrapped present I have to admire the wrapping paper and the precision of the folds, but at the same time I want to know what is in it.  Could you imagine how it would feel to give the perfect gift to someone and then to …

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Becoming Community

Whenever I play my violin, or want to make some music, I have to connect the bow to the strings.  Otherwise it is a silent moving of my fingers.  People may see that I am shaping a song, but they’re deaf to it because the source of the sound is …

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The True Prize When Jesus Comes Back

Sometimes when I think about heaven and how Jesus is coming back I just get a huge smile on my face. Sometimes I get disappointed because what if I don’t make it to the place were God wants me to be. Aren’t there ways to believe that we want to …

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Sorry…What’s Your Name?

How many times have we passed someone in the hallway, or at work and not talked to people? You know their name-maybe- and you have only talked to them once or twice. How often do we think about all the things that we would do if not for… whatever reason? …

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Oil Changes (and the Wonder of Prayer)

“Fill ‘er up.” “Yes, sir.” As a high school student, my first job was a mystifying experience. I was officially a gas emissions technician, but you would recognize me as the guy walking up to your car to fill your gas tank. If you were really nice, I might have …

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