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The Road to Glory

September 6th, 2021|

 At one time or another, many of us have dreamed of a glorious and glamorous life as an athlete, actor or actress, entertainer, businessperson or politician. Okay, maybe not a politician. Jesus points

Touch the Heart of Jesus

August 1st, 2021|

 If you could have dinner with Jesus and some other guests, wouldn’t you be curious to know who makes an impression on Him, who touches His heart? Let’s join such a dinner in

Too Busy!

July 2nd, 2021|

 I have a confession to make…there are times when I get too busy. However, I take heart from the Gospel of Luke 2:41-52. Would you please take a couple of minutes to read this passage

A Real Man

May 29th, 2021|

 I see a picture of the kind of man I want to be in Luke 6:17-26. Would you please take a few moments to read this passage?  A man who is measured by

Jesus’ Definition of Motherhood

May 1st, 2021|

 Mother’s Day Origin—Sermon Notes Central “Did you know that the idea for Mother's Day was born in a small Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia? It was 1876 and the United States still mourned

United with Christ

April 1st, 2021|

 Footprint on a Beach on Ruegen How smart is your right foot? This will boggle your mind and you’ll keep trying it, at least a few times, to see if you can

A New Beginning

March 9th, 2021|

 What do we do with sin? How do we treat the sinner? We might try to stay away from people who would defile us, or we might try to blend in—neither ditch is the

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Best Friends

January 31st, 2021|

   As the movie “Brian's Song" powerfully depicted, the friendship between Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo deepened into one of the best relationships in the history of sports. Friendships between professional black and white

Embracing Change

January 3rd, 2021|

   We say there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. Let me add a third: change. We often struggle with change. I have experienced a lot of changes in my life—some I

Someone Stable

November 29th, 2020|

   During the Christmas holidays we try to reach back into our childhood for good memories associated with the season—the people, the surroundings, the sights, the sounds, the tastes. These memories bring us comfort

Open Door Policy

October 27th, 2020|

    I invite you to enjoy one of my favourite stories, “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss, at www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-QevAGsl6A. Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2nd, 1904 to September 24th, 1991) was an American writer and cartoonist

How to Warm God’s Heart

September 29th, 2020|

   How can you and I become so stirred that we lose all our inhibitions when we express our affection to the Lord? How can we stir God’s heart when we come to Him

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It’s Your Call

August 31st, 2020|

    John Wesley, from his death bed, wrote these words to William Wilberforce [a change agent who fought against slavery in England for more than 40 years]: “Unless God has raised you up for

What’s the Temperature?

July 22nd, 2020|

 Perhaps you have read the children’s classic Winnie the Pooh by English author A. A. Milne (1882-1956). Two of Pooh’s closest friends are Tigger—a perpetually bouncy, excitable, happy cat and Eeyore—a long-faced, pessimistic, depressed

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Travel Lightly

June 22nd, 2020|

 When I travel, I am tempted to bring along more than I will use. You never know, I just might need these items! So, in they go … just in case. The design of

Identity Shapers

May 25th, 2020|

 Can you imagine being a parent to 12 sons and one daughter?  Seventeen hundred years before Christ, a man named Jacob was.  Jacob‘s home was far from perfect. He played favourites with his sons—the

A Mother’s Touch

April 24th, 2020|

  Mothers have a tough job! A prominent early church leader had a mother and grandmother who played key roles in his life—so much so that the Apostle Paul singles them out in 2 Timothy

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The Meaning of Life

March 25th, 2020|

 The British preacher, W.E. Sangster, began to lose his voice and mobility in the mid-1950s. He had a disease that caused progressive muscular atrophy. He recognized the end was near, so he threw

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It’s Possible!

February 22nd, 2020|

 Traits that identify a follower of Jesus Christ are found in Galatians 5:22-25. Would you please take a minute to review the fruit of the Spirit? At first glance, we could conclude that the

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Two Kingdoms

December 28th, 2019|

Feel free to listen to the audio version of the blog post.  Matthew, a tax collector, is making money hand over fist. Despised by all the people for collaborating with the Romans, he absorbs

The Word From Heaven

November 25th, 2019|

Feel free to listen to the audio version of the blog post.  Two thousand years ago God dressed Himself in street clothes and entered our world to connect with us [all humans impacted by

Don’t Forget

November 4th, 2019|

Feel free to listen to the audio version of the blog post.  We all face temptations. Thankfully, the Apostle Paul reminds us in 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 that we are not alone. Would you please

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