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Thoughts on Mother’s Day

A few more thoughts regarding Mother’s Day Thoughts on Mother’s Day

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Commissioning our college students

What a joy it was to commission our college students yesterday! We prayed for each one and gave them a copy of a special edition of John’s Gospel for witnessing and giving to others. Jessica Pilgram Nicholas Pilgram Christina Schultz Justin … Continue reading

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A little excitement on the mountain

A fire broke out today at Lebec and Frazier Mountain Road. The high school has been evacuated. We pray for the safety of all the firefighters and families in the immediate area. Update 5:30 PM: Now 3500 acres acres and … Continue reading

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for mothers and those serving in mother-roles

For mothers, those who live in the role of mother, and those who love them… Heavenly Father, we give thanks to You for mothers everywhere. We give thanks for their love, care, concern, and compassion. We lift up to You … Continue reading

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Speak with a forked tongue?

Well, not a forked tongue, but you might not have guessed it yesterday. Maybe this T-shirt should have been my motto. Sunday morning Bible study was great. We had almost full house, as we have recently been doing. We began … Continue reading

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Unity at the cost of truth and love?

We often hear about “unity regardless….” The implication is that unity is to be preferred over agreement in doctrine or even true love. Such attempts at unity are superficial at best. Unity without truth and love is not unity at … Continue reading

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Easter Continued!

 Are we people of the Word? What a great Second Sunday of Easter! Worship in the morning worship services reminded us of the ongoing significance of Easter. Sermon text: Luke 24:13–35, the story of the two disciples walking from Jerusalem … Continue reading

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When attacked by the devil

“So when the devil throws your sins in your face and declares that you deserve death and hell, tell him this: “I admit that I deserve death and hell, what of it? For I know One who suffered and made … Continue reading

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Last Lenten Service

Final segment of our series: Sermons preached by Jesus’ enemies. This week, the focus is on the centurion., “Surely he was the Son of God.” (Matthew 27:45–56) Worship: 7 PM Bring a friend

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Preachers like bad kids

This is a thought-provoking quote: “I think good preachers should be like bad kids. They ought to be naughty enough to tiptoe up on dozing congregations, steal their bottles of religion pills, spirituality pills, and morality pills, and flush them … Continue reading

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