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Prepared?

If I asked you if you were prepared, I would expect you to ask me for what? Clearly, the message of this 2nd Sunday of Advent is that we are to be prepared — and that God sent — and … Continue reading

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How to “DO” Advent

The good news:  From my viewpoint, there is no wrong way to DO advent! I know there are many people who believe that Advent is Advent — it is a time of preparing for Christmas.  AND, Christmas does not begin … Continue reading

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To the One — You are the WORLD!

To the world, you are but one.  But, to the ONE, you are the World! I may have heard this saying before, but the first time that it “stuck in my head” was about six years ago — our Charter … Continue reading

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Buried Talent – Buried Treasure

God, the giver of all talent(s), expects something from us — God expects a return on the investment made in us. Talents are given to us to be used — to be used not merely for our own benefit – … Continue reading

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Preparing for the un-thinkable

How do members of a Church prepare for a crazed gunman with an assault rifle to walk into their worship service and to kill 26 people? How does a husband/wife prepare for the day when their spouse tells them that … Continue reading

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“Mama Cat” & Saints of Civility

“Mama Cat” is a 55-year-old woman who lives in Ferguson, Missouri.  Following the shooting-death of Michael Brown, she went to the protest lines — not to protest, but to feed those who were protesting.  As the protests ended, she realized that she was … Continue reading

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What is FAIR?

Few — if any of us — can read Mt. 20:1-16 without feeling – “well that isn’t fair!” Those who worked for one hour in the vineyard were paid the same wage as those who worked all day long.  Those … Continue reading

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