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Distance & Desolation

Some days we feel the Presence of God as tangibly as a hand on our shoulder. Other days we’re traipsing alone through Death Valley under a scorching sun. Spiritual distance and desolation may come our way for a day, a … Continue reading

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The Next 10 Minutes

Many of us live sufficiently far in the future that we lose sight of the present moment. The “go-getters” make plans, set up calendars, have appointments, and organize their schedules. Always another meeting to attend, another place to get to, … Continue reading

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Little Faith

The night had not gone well and sometime between 3am-6am, they found themselves out in the middle of the lake (Galilee) straining against a strong head wind. Dark. Windy. Water spraying up over the boat. And here came Jesus. Walking … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

It may seem like I’ve lost track of the calendar. January 1 is a month away. But today marks the start of the new year for churches all around the world. The liturgical calendar begins on December 1, with the start … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (3:3-4)

For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. And when Christ, who is our life, is revealed to the whole world, you will share in all his glory. (Colossians 3:3-4; New Living Translation) Trained … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:6-7)

And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:4-5)

I am telling you this so no one will deceive you with well-crafted arguments. For though I am far away from you, my heart is with you. And I rejoice that you are living as you should and that your faith … Continue reading

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