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Thoughts on Grace

Posted by Jim Otte on

This message was originally given at the September 15, 2017 closing devotion for the Ministerial  Care Coalition (MC2) by Rev. Jim Otte, LPC.  Thank you Rev. Otte for sharing your thoughts of grace in a time such as these. I’ve been thinking a lot about the grace of God...

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Tags: abundance, enough, identity, mission, purpose, scarcity, self worth

Can a Table Make a Difference?

Posted by Stacey Crosson on

With all the stress and anxiety in the world, my husband Jeff and I have been asking ourselves how we can promote hope in our neighborhood and community.  Jeff and I were both raised in communities which had dedicated spaces where people could gather and talk about current events, listen...

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Tags: conversation, grace, hope, love, mission, table, talk

Is there Hope for Haiti

Posted by John Durkin on

Picture this: you’re riding in a van in bumper-to-bumper traffic on dirt road full of potholes and garbage. On each side, you see motorcycles, trucks, and vans stacked with people. The people are so close you can hear them brushing up against your vehicle. The sides of the road are teeming...

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Tags: hope, love in action, mission, service, village of hope

Holy Spirit

Posted by Erin Oakley on

"Every believer has received a gift that manifests the Spirit's  power and presence. That gift is given for the whole of the community."   1 Corinthians 12:7 In the embrace of my pen with the paper, I become a cloud. My thoughts are like that of the wind, revealing themselves...

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Tags: help, holy spirit, living, mission, sanctification, strength, creativity, prayer

Reclaiming Fervor

Posted by Stacey Crosson on

Peter and John answered and said unto them, "For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard."  Acts 4:19-20 Can you imagine having such fervor?  So much fervor you can't stop yourself from talking endlessly about whatever has stirred within your heart and changed...

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Tags: church, church growth, mission, missional living, sharing god's love

The Recital

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Posted by Jennifer Gross on

I went to my first violin recital in May. My daughter has been playing the violin for five years and taking private lessons for three years, but this is the first time she’s been interested in participating in her teacher’s annual recital. If you’ve been to any kind of...

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Tags: calling, character, gifts, god, mission, sharing, skills