The Joy of Knowing
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The Joy of Knowing

Written by Danika Delello Psalm 54:4, “God is my helper; the Lord is the sustainer of my life.” When the Christians that I know go through trials, I hear many of them talk about how they find their comfort in the Lord. They tell me that even though their circumstances are painful, they find joy...

February 14, 2019February 14, 2019by
Love
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Love

By Fred Volk, Ph.D. In First Corinthians, the Apostle Paul describes what love is when he states unequivocally that no matter what we have gained in our lives in terms of accomplishments and material wealth, and no matter what we have done in our lives in terms of giving and service, that if we have...

December 17, 2018December 20, 2018by
Peace
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Peace

By Jennifer Redmond, M.Ed. In the protestant tradition, the focus of Advent is most often on the arrival of Jesus—Emanuel, God with us. But one season, that focus dramatically shifted for me. Five years ago, I was 8 months pregnant at Christmas; in a few short weeks I would become a mother. Many days I...

Why Pastor & Leadership Appreciation Month Matters
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Why Pastor & Leadership Appreciation Month Matters

Written by Jeff Boyer, CFP, AAMS, GCR Elder October, what a great month! Fall weather and all its glories arrive. We start to enjoy sweater weather, pumpkin-spiced EVERYTHING, outdoor fires, apple picking, Major League Baseball playoffs, and memories with our closest friends and family. But there’s another reason I love October … we get to...

September 26, 2018October 3, 2018by
God Prepares His People
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God Prepares His People

Written by Juan Dugan, D.Min. – Worship Leader What if I told you that you’ve completely misunderstood the story of David and Goliath? If you read through I Samuel 17, it appears to be the story of a young boy who stood up for God’s people against overwhelming odds. David was not a military man...

September 19, 2018September 19, 2018by