Becoming like Jesus lessons Category

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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Stop What You’re Doing

If you’ve ever suffered physically in some way from the heat, then you will be able to relate to this experience. You will most likely remember your details like it was yesterday because it’s scary, a bit embarrassing, and a good reminder to be prepared when you’re out in 90 degree temps. My husband and […]

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P.S. I Love You

  I’m one of those people who tends to hold things in. I’ve worked on this lately – especially the past 6 or so years. I’m improving, but I still struggle with it. There’s nothing worse than that moment when you feel those emotions surface when you least expect them to…. and then they explode […]

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That One Thing

Do you have that one thing that you’re afraid to admit you’ve never done? I mean like something that even your closest friends assume you’ve done because they know you know it’s important. (Voted, had flu shots, immunizations, your teeth cleaned – to name a few) Let me give you a little background so that […]

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Turning the Page

Don’t you just love it when you find a book that keeps your interest and actually makes you forget all about your phone? One that is so captivating, you feel your heart skip a beat as you turn the page to see what happens next. I haven’t read many like that, but I’ll never forget […]

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Why I Write

If you write, what happened in your life that inspired you to share your feelings?  Do you know? Some of you like to journal, write letters (remember those?), blog, write books, or keep it short and simply comment on a newsfeed or social media. I started to write my thoughts down when my mom passed away – […]

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Truth Is Not a Feeling

I can’t believe how bad the flu is this year. After listening to the news and seeing numerous posts on Fb from friends about how horrible they are feeling because of a horrible cough, the fever, and  the feeling that they’re going to die – makes me want to stay home until it’s all over. […]

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