Yearly Archives: 2020

Let There Be Light

Light was one of the very first concepts talked about by God in His Word. Here’s what it says in Genesis 1:1-4: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was

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Pandemic Peace

“Pandemic” is Merrian-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2020. For those of us who are living through it, no surprise there! Even more interesting, though, is that the Oxford Dictionary did not assign this title to a single word. They

Posted in Current events, Pandemic, Peace

Precinct Prayer

I’m glad to have voted early. I did so last week at one of the early voting sites in my county, with no lines and no waiting. As of today, 10/29/20, there have been over 78 million votes cast already,

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40 Days to Pray…then Vote

We are 40 days away from the 2020 election, which is happening on November 3rd. Some have said that this is the most important election of our lifetime and, even though the next election always seems to be “the most

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Fresh Mercies

If you are reading this, I know at least one thing about you – you woke up today! Maybe early in the morning, later or in the afternoon (no judgement here), you woke up. And God’s mercies will begin afresh

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Courtesy, Compassion, Conversation

As we experience uncertainty and turmoil in our families and communities, as a nation and throughout the world, we must allow them to act as catalysts that set us on a quest for positive change. Change is crucial for continued

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Shaped by Crisis

“A crisis is the anvil upon which God shapes our faith.” I read that line on one of Max Lucado’s emails and it resounded with me. I have learned about faith in reading my Bible, church services and seminary but,

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Additional lessons from COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc in our world, in our nation. Places like New York are continuing to feel the extreme pain of disease and death. Our own corner of Florida is the hardest hit in the state, which is

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Some lessons from COVID-19

Unknown to humankind but apparently forecasted, our nemesis virus has come and is staying around for a while. Generally talked about as far back as 2015 and more specifically by Dr. Jeffrey Sharman in 2018, the under publicized pandemic is

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