GRACE: #GiveThanks

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“The woman said to Him, ‘I know that Messiah is coming’ (who is called Christ). ‘When He comes, He will explain everything to us.’ ‘I am He,’ Jesus told her, ‘the One speaking to you.” – John 4:25-26 Thanksgiving. Paul reminds us that we are to “be thankful always” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) – but in reality, how often […]

#GiveThanks All November-long

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With Thanksgiving Day just a few weeks away, our blog team has opted to focus on what we are thankful for during the month of November. On Mondays and Fridays this month you will find a #GiveThanks blog post from one of our blog team members. This month-long focus will begin Monday, November 3. Culture […]

Leading Ladies: Katharina Von Bora

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Thousands of little (and sometimes big) children will dress up as princesses and superheroes to knock on doors and ask for candy tonight.  This blog is not about that.  It is about what we can learn from a nun who hid in a fish barrel and helped change the course of history. On October 31, […]

Lessons From the Early Voting Line

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Following church this past Sunday I went to early vote. Prior to getting to the polling location before it opened Sunday afternoon, I had spent weeks listening to candidate’s sides on issues and spent a couple of hours Saturday afternoon meticulously selecting my candidates. In an uncharacteristic move, I had all of the information stored […]

Making Idols out of Misters

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I think if we are honest, all of us at some point or another have put too much stock in human relationships. Why is this? As people, God created us to be worshipers – so whether it is a person or thing, there is temptation every day to replace God with idols. I can’t tell […]