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MORE “CHURCHY” STUFF

The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE?  Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve?  He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader.  Give him … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES “CHURCH” LOOK LIKE

SO WHEN AND WHERE ARE WE TO MEET and what are we to do when we get there?  How do we spur to love and good deeds and encourage one another?   What else are we to do, and how do … Continue reading

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CHURCH – A GATHERING OF SAINTS AND SINNERS – HOPEFULLY

Oh, dear, we are in the second week of January and nobody has asked my advice for a 2018 theme or slogan for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s … Continue reading

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GRANDDAD’S TEARS

            (Picture is my granddad and grandma.  I’ll tell you about Grandma’s bonnet                                             … Continue reading

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BRAY ALL YOU WANT TO BUT… 1

BRAY ALL YOU WANT TO BUT GOD WILL NOT BE MANIPULATED I have told you all many times that I am a very “churchy” person.  I believe in the local church for education, worship, fellowship, and outreach.  Sometimes I tell … Continue reading

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FAMILY, CHURCH, PUBLIC SCHOOL

Comment from blogger:  “My husband and I raised three sons and this is totally the type of plain speaking we used on them. We always told them their main job as a boyfriend was to make sure they treated their … Continue reading

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DAMAGED GUARD RAILS

Someone had whammed the guard rail!  A sign had been put up “Damaged Guardrail.”  When installed it was shiny, sturdy, and solid, but now it is messy, marred, and mangled.    I wonder who hit the guard rail and why.  Was … Continue reading

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THE HORNS OF THE ALTAR

In the days of King Solomon, it was a custom that people guilty of manslaughter could take refuge in the “Lord’s tent” at the “horns of the altar.” Joab, one of David’s mighty commanders, had committed two murders and was being … Continue reading

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SECRETS

“I did it, but my family needs me, I need to keep my job.  I can’t afford a lawyer.  Can you help me get out of this mess?”  Family man confesses to his buddy. “My heart is broken.  My grandson … Continue reading

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AN AWESOME RESPONSIBILITY

“I did it, but my family needs me, I need to keep my job.  I can’t afford a lawyer.  Can you help me get out of this mess?”  Family man confesses to his buddy. “My heart is broken.  My grandson … Continue reading

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