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A New Take

As we leave Christmas behind and look forward to a New Year, I have been intrigued and challenged by reading, listening to and studying an Old Testament prophecy of the coming of Christ found in Isaiah 9:6: For unto us

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Please, Make Room…

Some people missed out on the greatest event in human history – the birth of the God child, the second person of the Trinity. The people in the overcrowded streets of Bethlehem, busy and hurried, had no room. The hotel

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Be Still

There’s activity all around us, and also ongoing inside many of us, all the time. Quiet and solitude are rare commodities. But God lets us know, time and time again, that we need to settle our minds and hearts and

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What The World Needs Now Is Love

Back in 1965, the song “What The World Needs Now Is Love” by Burt Bacharach and Hal David won Jackie DeShannon a Grammy. The chorus of that award winning hit says: What the world needs now is love, sweet loveIt’s

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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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