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Power Play

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

This past month, I found myself completely wrapped up in the Olympics. It’s amazing how an out of shape grown man can become an overnight expert on events like: curling, speed skating, bobsledding, and ice hockey. It cost me valuable sleep and although I never logged a single competitive...

The Cause of Christ

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

"For we don't live for ourselves or die for ourselves.  If we live, it's to honor the Lord.  And if we die, it's to honor the Lord.  So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.  Christ died and rose again for this very purpose - to be Lord both of the living and of the...

Hungry? Why Wait?

Posted by David Barber on

There was an old commercial by a certain brand representing a certain candy bar that has been a staple for chocolate lovers for years. I bet you can finish the line: “Hungry? Why wait? Grab a ___________!” This was just one phrase from a highly successful relaunch of one of our...

Spider Hunter

Posted by Brooks Wachs on

In my last blog I talked about how I had a goal for 2018 to read a book a week. Well we are just over a month into the new year and at this moment I am 10 books in. Yes I know what you are thinking that is way over the goal I had set, but honestly so many of the books I have chosen to read have...

War & Peace

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

In 1938, France simply desired to live in peace, so when their neighbor from the northeast (Germany), was preparing for war, France ignored the immediate threat. Ultimately, the desire for peace did not bring peace. Germany overtook possession of France in short order. Just because we are...

Your Love Defends Me

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

Have you ever felt defeated?  Have you ever felt like the entire world was against you and no one was listening to what you have to say?  I have.  Satan likes to isolate us to make us feel like we are completely alone.  His best trick is to make us think that we have no one...

Want List

Posted by David Barber on

Sometimes what we want and what we need are in direct conflict. Any parent knows that a kid’s want list is a mile long but if we give them every want we wouldn’t have anything for their needs. Sure, I’ll buy you the new ”Unicorn Lolly Land” video game (not a real...

When In Christ...

Posted by Richard Crockett on

When In Christ… Recently, while preparing for a lesson, I came across an illustration that revolves around the popular phrase…“WHEN IN ROME, DO AS THE ROMANS DO”. That has been adapted to various phrases that seem to permit any behavior or action that we want to get...

Finishing The Journey

Posted by Brooks Wachs on

Finishing the Journey…these words mean so many different things to so many different people. For some, the journey has been short and for others it has been long. Some have had ups and downs. The journey might have had moments of enjoyment or moments that we would rather forget. Finishing...

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