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The Third Miracle

November 16, 2018 by: Doug Knox

Luke 4:38-5:11 Getting Our Attention When God calls a man for particular service, he shreds his everyday world.  Luke 4:38-5:11 records a series of three miracles by Jesus.  During the first two, Jesus’ disciples just take everything in. &... Keep Reading

Acceptance

November 9, 2018 by: Ryan Lawrence

We used to have a reverse osmosis filter for our kitchen sink. This water filter has such a tiny membrane to filter the water that it even gets out bacteria, let alone sulfur, minerals and any other impurities. The water that came up from the well without any filtrati... Keep Reading

"Five Encouragements For This Election"

November 2, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

1. Discern Elections make for a great opportunity to learn and practice discernment. Do you get all your info from T.V. ads? If so, I'd encourage you to deepen your pool of information. Read both sides of issues. Read the history of candidates and their decisions for... Keep Reading

From ERLC Parenting Panel: Prayers Drawn from Scripture for Your Children Praying Scripture is a tool I’ve come to use and treasure.  Some days I’m too tired to come up with the words (although, yes, God can hear and smile upon my incomplete thoughts... Keep Reading

Sticks and Stones...and Real Weapons

October 19, 2018 by: Doug Knox

Selections from Proverbs   The Destructive force in Angry Words We all have recited the playground ditty, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”  Hogwash. Welts heal.  Broken bones mend.  The... Keep Reading

"The Monopoly Life"

October 12, 2018 by: Ryan Lawrence

I used to love the game Monopoly. My brother, friends and I used to play it over the summer and the same game would last for weeks. For those who don’t really understand Monopoly, maybe because you’ve been warned away from haters, it essentially involves y... Keep Reading

God, Trees, Fruitfulness

October 5, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

Have you ever thought about trees? If you don't grow them or it's not Christmas or you're not undertaking a landscaping project, then probably not. I recently read an article that made me think a lot about trees - and the Bible. Here's the link. Please read it: ... Keep Reading

Creation and My Kids

September 28, 2018 by: Megan Flaker

“…in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”  Genesis 1:27 A recent message Pastor Kevin preached from Genesis fell fresh on me in terms of parenting.  I felt a sobering burden as a mom with girls.  I know ... Keep Reading

Love The Sinner, Period

September 21, 2018 by: Doug Knox

Luke 15 A little under four years ago, a Christian blogger wrote article called, “Debunking the ‘Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin’ Myth.”  The writer called for Christians to follow the Scripture.  He asked his readers to drop hate from... Keep Reading

Remember to Remember

September 14, 2018 by: Ryan Lawrence

Our family had a time where we were playing one of those memory games; you know, the kids game that has all of the matching cards that are placed face down in a grid. When you get a match, you get to try to find another match and collect more than the other players. T... Keep Reading