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Seeking Wisdom in Life’s Deserts

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Life often feels like a journey through a desert, filled with tough choices and uncertain paths.  One powerful story captures this vividly: a man, lost in the desert, finds a hut with a hand pump but no water.  He discovers a bottle of water and a note instructing him to use it to...

Finding Joy in Trials: A Journey Through James 1:1-4

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Life's trials often leave us questioning and struggling, but in James 1:1-4, we find a call to embrace these challenges with joy.  This passage encourages us to see trials not as mere hardships or bad luck, but as opportunities for spiritual growth.  James teaches that the testing of...

Escaping the Bondage of Fear

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Fear impacts both followers of Jesus and those who don't yet know Him.  If you find yourself paralyzed by fear then read on!  This is the first Blog in a new series called “Breaking the Chains” aimed at freeing us from issues that hold us back from living fully in...

The Agony of Surrender!

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Last Sunday we started the series called "The Road to Redemption" in recognition of Jesus' journey to the cross.  Last Sunday's message was called "The Agony of Surrender" and it highlighted the importance of our surrender to the Father's will as disciples of Christ.  Here's a brief...

Life's Homer Bucket

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Have you ever seen a Home Depot "Homer" bucket? You know, it's that orange five-gallon bucket you see along the highway sometimes because it flew out of the bed of someone's pickup truck as they sped along. Well, imagine a Homer bucket sitting on the ground next to a swamp. What if I pick up...