Becoming God’s People II: Relationship and Responsibility

to download a pdf copy of this message, click here: You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the …

Tents, Tabernacles and Testimonies

Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them. Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you. – Exodus 25:1-16 (8-9 shown) Greener Grass is No Grass After 400 years, Israel was finally out of Egypt. Freedom was good, on the one hand, …

Advent II: A Peace That Keeps

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus – Philippians 4:1-9 (6-7 printed) Background Paul speaks so warmly of the Philippian church, using …

Discipleship Series I – The Man in the Mirror

But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it – he will be blessed in what he does – James 1:25 Jesus in the Real World James’ letter is short, sweet, and to the point. It has …

Heroes… more than a sandwich…

Today is Memorial Day. For most North Americans, it is an opportunity to get off of work, fire up the grill, enjoy a long weekend, and... oh yeah... thank those that have served in the Armed Forces and remember those that gave their life for our freedoms. I have always been appreciative of those that …

Memories and Tough Love

I wanted to do a Memorial Day post... well, I wanted to, and I didn't. This year it is different for me, having a son in the service. Over the past few months since he got back from training, we've had some interesting conversations about military service, deployment, and other such topics. When I came …

The View From 35000 ft…

Well, not literally... I didn't get my normal window seat, but at least I am not scrunched in-between a couple of people and all their stuff. 767's are good for that. I've been thinking about the recent events, and love the preponderance of blogs, comments, posts, etc. about the action against bin Laden... to a …

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