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Encouragement

How Coronavirus Gave Us an Unexpected Gift

Do you ever feel like your family is a part of this rat race of life, like there’s never enough time in the day to do all you need to do, let alone do the things you want to do? Do you ever wake up desiring a slower pace, wanting to spend time in God’s Word, and find...

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Not Quite the OCEANS I was Asking for

Have you always been given what you ask for? Have you always been given what you ask for right away? Have you always been given what you ask for in the way you actually want it? We’re not always given what we ask for, simply because it’s not part of His purpose. We’re...

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Relationships are More Important Than Bacon

I know. I know. Some of you might disagree with me (I almost disagree with myself). But, these were the words Jesus spoke to my heart the other day. I was headed to church early to serve as a greeter at the South Doors. I love to welcome faces I recognize, new-to-me...

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From My Heart to Yours — I Am NOT the Potter

As I spend some time in the book of Jeremiah this morning, I'm reminded of the work the Lord does in my life and in the lives of my children. This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: "Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message."...

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The Dangers of Short Term Missions

My husband and I recently returned from Costa Rica where we spent 9 days with 20 students and several other leaders building homes, and participating in ministry through soccer. It was an amazing trip. One that most of us will not soon forget. The Lord used us to come...

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