Archive for May 2013

On Vacation…With God

With this past weekend in the United States being Memorial Day Weekend, for many of us, this signals the beginning of summertime activities. June, July and August are often thought of as the vacation months. For those families with younger children school will be out soon. For others not tied to school schedules, summer is…

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Is Casper the Friendliest Ghost?

Ah yes, Casper, that friendly, adorable Pillsbury Doughboy-like character from our youth who lays claim to being the “friendliest ghost” we know. Of course those of you reading this outside of the United States may not know Casper the Friendly Ghost, but most readers in the United States do. We might even smile and feel…

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Are We Up To The Call Of Discipleship

The Bible makes it clear that Jesus desires for us to be His Disciples. What exactly does this mean? Are we prepared to answer this call? There are many Bible verses that give us directions as disciples but today I want to focus on Matthew 16: 24-27. “Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes…

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Gay and the Good Samaritan

Wow, now there is a provocative title. You may be asking yourself, “Where is he going with this?” I am glad you ask. It has often been said that “Jesus came into the world to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” Perhaps my message today will do the same. Let’s start with a look…

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