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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...

According to (His) Plan

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

As we approach the dawn of a new year, and start filling our minds with unrealistic resolutions that will likely never come to fruition in 2018, may we be reminded of all God has done in our lives. As believers, it’s a healthy reminder to look back and acknowledge all that God has done for...

Why Are We Celebrating Advent?

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

Confusion, distraction, disappointment, half-truths, gossip, bickering, and doubt are words that I would use to describe much of what we see in the world today.  It can be depressing.  It can become very dark.   Advent is a simple exercise in helping us to remember to see the...

A Posture of Patience

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

It is no secret patience isn’t always my area of specialty. My wife would affirm. But, what I’ve come to realize is that often my lack of patience is a direct result of a lack (or unwillingness) to trust. It points to a lack of trust in a loving and sovereign God. The same God who...

Community…A Race Ran Together

Posted by Brooks Wachs on

As I sit in my office today writing this blog, I have had time to reflect on the journey that was my 8th Half Marathon. This year I chose to go back to Kansas City and run a race I have done twice before. I chose to do this for several reasons: It is a place I am comfortable with, they had a new...

The Gift of Grace

Posted by David Barber on

  I remember this like yesterday because I thought my dad was going to kill me. I was 5, my two older brothers were 7 and 12. We lived in old farm house in Iowa where my dad was a sharecropper. In other words, part of what he farmed he gave to the owner so we could keep living there. He...

The Gift of Grace

Posted by David Barber on

I remember this like yesterday because I thought my dad was going to kill me. I was 5, my two older brothers were 7 and 12. We lived in old farm house in Iowa where my dad was a sharecropper. In other words, part of what he farmed he gave to the owner so we could keep living there. He didn't own...

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