Tag: Church

Comfort Zone | God Talk: Nazareth

I do find it so intimidating when there are several messages in my head at once, and God demands, “Write!” without first telling me which parts go with what. I trust He will provide the sorting as I work out the message here. And perhaps that is indeed the beginning of this particular message about […]

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Community v. Mission

When Corey and I left our long time church for good back in January of 2017 the Lord had already graciously provided a new community for us. The previous fall saw us on mission to explore the churches in and around Jasper. I had actually already had a sit down with the pastor of one […]

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God Talk – Wiggles n Things

This series is always a little strange. God calls me here to talk about the struggles often. Sometimes it is other things, but most often this set of pieces involves some kind of struggle I am facing. Tonight it is strange in more ways than one in that He usually doesn’t call me to write […]

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Revelations – You Will Know Them

One of the most difficult things I have run into in recent days was a comment in a conversation that we cannot know what a person’s walk is like outside the walls of the church on Sunday morning. That for all we know they might spend a lot of time outside Sunday morning being disciples […]

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Being Served

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13 One of the marks the most actively growing churches is a heart for mission. We preach constantly that we are serve the less fortunate, give of our time […]

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To the Atheists, Agnostics, and Others

It is pretty clear from what I’ve posted so far that this ministry is geared toward folks who are Christian, and I wanted to explain a couple of things about that. Christian life has two elements when it comes to teaching and preaching. There is evangelizing and there is pastoral, for lack of a better […]

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Giving to Ceasar

“But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.” Matthew 17:27 In setting up this new ministry, my husband […]

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