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Stuck in Life’s Waiting Rooms? Find Comfort in God’s Words.
June 15th, 2020

Stuck in Life’s Waiting Rooms? Find Comfort in God’s Words.

Davina McDonald

You may be seated in a small and sparsely furnished room, staring at the single painting, waiting to learn whether you got the job. Maybe you are the nail-biter pacing the floor of a hospital waiting room, longing for a word of hope that your loved one will pull ...

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When Trials Come, Look to Jesus
June 8th, 2020

When Trials Come, Look to Jesus

Jason Malec

Every one of us has experienced a parental fail. If you’re a parent, you can point to those times when you messed up. (Maybe as recently as this morning!) If you’re not a parent, there are likely times when your own parents made bad decisions or acted in a ...

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Taking that First Step into the New Reality
June 1st, 2020

Taking that First Step into the New Reality

Gary Wiley

When everything returns to normal Earlier this week I sat down with a group of parishioners to discuss the logistics of how to return to corporate worship once the lockdown restrictions are eased. There we sat with our masks on,  with no intention to engage in physical contact, ...

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There’s Really No Place Like Home!
May 25th, 2020

There’s Really No Place Like Home!

Jen Pollock Michel

To come of age—at least in our family—means earning the right to watch  The Wizard of Oz . (Isnt a certain degree of maturity required for facing those evil monkeys?) The film adaptation of L. Frank Baums novel is a classic story about the search for home. Dorothy and ...

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Honesty with God in the Pandemic
May 18th, 2020

Honesty with God in the Pandemic

Dana Ergenbright

It can be easy to connect with God and spend time reading the Bible when we feel peaceful and happy with everything in our lives. But what do we do when pain and loss have slammed into us, when our lives and hearts are a chaotic mess? It can ...

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What to Do with Fear
May 11th, 2020

What to Do with Fear

Harriet Hill

What to do with fear What do we do when we feel afraid? In A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis writes, “You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death.… Only real risk tests the ...

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Crushed and Broken? God Is Still with You!
May 4th, 2020

Crushed and Broken? God Is Still with You!

RahShell Hemphill

As a kid, one of my favorite things to do was to color. I was a perfectionist. I had to stay inside the lines at all times. Crayola was my favorite brand of crayon because they color the best. You couldn’t bring me cheap crayons because I wouldn’t use ...

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Stuck in Quarantine? Find Comfort in God’s Words
April 27th, 2020

Stuck in Quarantine? Find Comfort in God’s Words

Davina McDonald

You may be seated in a small and sparsely furnished room, staring at the single painting, waiting to learn when you can go back to work. Maybe you are the nail-biter pacing outside the hospital, longing for a word of hope that your loved one will pull through after ...

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