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The Universe Loves a Happy Ending by Anya Lawrence

In 1994, Michael Gorbachev, the former President of Russia, contacted a group of energy workers in Germany, and asked them to energetically treat the Russian Nizhnesvirsky Reserve.  This reserve is a vast tract of land, of forests, moors, and lakes.  … Continue reading

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Good News and Bad News, Fake News and the Gospel by Rusty Nelson

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Sarah, My Sister, Part I by Lois Kieffaber

Daughters have been named after Biblical women for thousands of years.  My daughter Sarah is one.  Everyone knows a woman with one of those names, and most of us have loved someone with one of those names.  Of those names, … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge, Dude! You just may get it yourself by Bob Wiese

First the text of Modern King James Version: Rom 2:12  For as many as sinned without Law will also perish without Law. And as many as have sinned within Law shall be judged through Law. Rom 2:13  For it is not the … Continue reading

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The Spirituality of Eric Clapton, Part II

Good morning Humbling ourselves before an omnipresent God is central to the Christian experience.  We have faith that God will show us mercy, protect and guide us.  But when do we typically ask for God’s guidance?   Usually it is after … Continue reading

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We Are Enough! by Lorraine Watson

Scripture is full of amazing stories… Genesis 12-21—Abraham, the Father of Many At age 75 God calls Abraham to go to a land that God will show him and make him a great nation As years pass and while Abraham … Continue reading

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The City of God

I stopped watching news on television about a decade ago; actually it was probably about the time we were being told that we had to go to war against Iraq because Sadam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. This was … Continue reading

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Only In A Boat

Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, 2he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the fishermen had gone out … Continue reading

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Inauguration Message

Inaugural addresses are important. Typically a new President announces the priorities of their administration. But of course it’s more than priorities, it’s also a vision, a vision for what the country can and should be. President Abraham Lincoln used his … Continue reading

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Luke’s take on Jesus’ Baptism

Among the four canonical gospels, John doesn’t mention Jesus’ baptism. Mark’s Gospel actually begins with a very brief description of the event. Matthew summarizes the event in four verses. Jesus comes to John who demurs then consents. Once Jesus is … Continue reading

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