Becoming like Jesus lessons Category

Create in me a clean heart

Part of my family lives in Minnesota, so you can understand why what happened there recently really hit home. {For those of you who aren’t familiar with what’s going on in the states, here it is… George Floyd was a 46-year old black man suspected of using a counterfeit $20 bill. He died after a […]

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I can’t do this

One of the benefits of getting to watch church online is that I now have the opportunity to watch my favorite pastor, who happens to be my husband, share a message and then listen to several other ministers preach as well. For example, I’ve recently been blessed to watch a high school friend preach, and […]

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Looking forward to next season

{Before you read the following, please know it was all inspired from a good friend’s post on FB. He didn’t talk about sports, however, he focused on the following scripture and how what we are going through won’t last forever. I would never want to take credit for something that isn’t totally mine. Thank you, […]

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What If…

I wasn’t going to write about the Coronavirus, mainly because I’m t i r e d of reading articles about it, listening to all the opinions that express frustration about this or that. Can you relate? I find it to be draining. However, this is our life right now. Don’t get me wrong. I get […]

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Child of God

I recently had the pleasure of going on a trip to Grand Cayman. What made it even more special was that I got to fly on a private jet. It was my first experience, and it was pretty wonderful. I’m not one who likes to do things in order to feel better than everyone else, […]

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Forgiveness

It amazes me how we all view forgiveness differently. One may think that some don’t deserve it. However, when you’ve been on the receiving end — your view can change as you experience the force behind it. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. Some I can view as normal teen error in […]

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The truth about lying

This will sound negative and like it’s coming from a person who has a critical spirit, BUT…. I think I’ve been lied to. I know, I know…. you’re thinking “welcome to the real world,” but here’s the thing — it involves someone I thought I could truly trust. Someone I’ve confided in. Many times. Why […]

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Truth

Life is hard. Our memory verse for the 4th & 5th graders this morning: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Acknowledge Him in all your ways, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Boy, did I need this reminder today. Maybe you do, […]

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Fill My Cup, Lord

When you hear the word ministry, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? If you’re a minister, on staff at a church or someone who is committed to serving, I hope you think of love. Working with people is hard. There’s so many different expectations; most importantly — there are many needs. Friends, […]

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Don’t forget me

  Have you ever listened to someone explain why they started a ministry or became involved in a particular cause? Often times tragedy triggers people  into action, but what about love? Since there’s so much tragedy in our world — how many times do you hear someone say that Christ’s love touched their heart in […]

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