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You Matter!

I am amazed at how much I learn from my grandkids! I was out walking with one of them and he was noticing everything, “Papa look at the trees with all their leaves.” “Papa there’s a birdie.” “Papa” he said … Continue reading

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The Strength in Hope!

We live around some amazing people! I am so impressed at the depth of character, the breath of kindness and humility, and their great strength in hope. They seem to have a never-ending supply of hope or huge emotional well … Continue reading

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Space-Creating Opportunities the Christmas

My wife Kristi and I were pulling down our Christmas decorations this past week, (yes, I know it’s a bit late, but our 6th grandchild was so excited to be born, she came 5 weeks early) and as we were … Continue reading

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Take Time to Connect

The holidays are a great time to connect and enjoy the blessing of interaction with others. Connecting with others can be a blessing, a moment where we encourage, help, affirm, give aid, compliment, praise, value, acknowledge, and provide a positive … Continue reading

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Be Thankful, Gratitude is Good for You!

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.               1 Thessalonians 5:18   We have been told that being thankful and saying ‘thank you’ is polite … Continue reading

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Is Church a Safe Place?

How do we grapple with the recent church shooting? I’m sure many of you were once again shocked at the evil and heinous act of yet another shooter who took out his hate and anger on a little Baptist church … Continue reading

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The Adventure of Trust

Trust, belief, and faith are words that describe and challenge us to stretch beyond. The Bible calls this trust, faith and is describes as an assurance of things hoped for and a conviction of things not seen Hebrews 11:1. We … Continue reading

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