“God With Us,” Week 2 — “When Will I Be Loved?”

Linda Ronstadt famously asked, "I've been cheated, been mistreated, when will I be loved?" I think if she had checked Matthew 1 closely, she might have asked an entirely different kind of question. Or: received a completely different kind of answer. That's what we're...

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Crossing Over From Death To Life

John 5:24 got me today: I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.We usually feel like we have to wait for the other side of the grave to "cross over from...

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Getting Better Any Of The Time?

The Beatles used to sing about Getting Better All The Time. Which is a daunting task when you think about it. But how do you know if you're getting better any of the time? This came home to me when, over the last several weeks, a young man has begun attending church...

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PRE-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Memories

So here are some things I remember from Thanksgivings growing up and Thanksgivings grown up . . . My mom making pumpkin pie. (By the way, my mother turned 104 and if that’s not something to be thankful for, nothing is.)Eating cold pumpkin pie with whipped cream on top...

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