Weeds

“…cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you and you shall eat of the plants of the field” (Genesis 3:17-18). Sandy and I spent the week surrounding the Fourth of July at our daughter…

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Three Essentials for Christian Parenting

Three Essentials for Christian Parenting Article by Leslie Schmucker Guest Contributor For their Latin class, my middle school students were tasked with memorizing the Apostles’ Creed. What was a chore for them was pure joy for me. I listened to them repeat over and over the systematic presentation of the gospel of Jesus Christ. That’s…

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what is sin? – The Bible Project

Loving His Commands as Well as His Promises

This morning I have been thinking about the many promises of God that are found within the scriptures. We are often exhorted through both sermon and song to trust God and lay hold of His promises. As a child, I sang, “Every promise the Book is mine, every chapter every verse every line. All are…

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God Rescues Jonah

God Rescues Jonah “I called out to the Lord, out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my voice” (Jonah 2:2). – Jonah 2 Having calmed the storm after the sailors cast the prophet into the sea, Jonah 1:17 tells us God then appointed a “great fish” to…

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But The Lord

But The Lord – Jesse Richardson

The Word of the Lord Came

The Word of the Lord Came – Jesse Richardson

Ready and Not Afraid

Ready and Not Afraid FROM Burk Parsons Whenever people ask me what I do for a living, I respond by telling them I am a pastor. When I tell them I am a pastor, people appear to be instantly filled with a range of emotions as they try to figure out how to respond. Depending on their…

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I Am a Hebrew, and I Fear the Lord

I Am a Hebrew, and I Fear the Lord John Starke  Growing up in my youth group, we liked to throw around the phrase, “Christianity is not a religion, it’s a relationship.” The use of alliteration made it sound profound, though the effect lessened as I heard it used more and more by kids from…

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Missionary Update: LeTexiers

Here’s the latest from our missionaries John and Darlene in France: Hi Friends, Springtime here in France is amazing!  We praise God for his beauty, majesty and creativity.  He is awesome!!  We hope you are also enjoying a beautiful spring. It’s been about nine months that we have been here.  When we look back we…

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