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Happiness depends on what happens. Joy depends on who God is. Even in unhappy times, the joy of God brings strength to your heart (Nehemiah 8:10).

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Almighty God | Music Monday

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The first time I heard this song was on my way home from New Mexico.  It was a bus full of teenagers who had just finished summer camp.  I say “just,” but it was actually a 15-hour trip.  As I was trying to get some rest, Brittani told me to listen to her Ipod.  She had just heard Almighty God. Wow! This is a beautiful reminder of the ways God touches our heart. A group from our church sang the song during one of our recent worship services.  One of the…read more

A good bad lip reading

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  I don’t think I’ve watched one of these that I haven’t laughed at.  Oh, and don’t think I haven’t considered doing one for church.  Just think about what all those people are saying during worship 😉 +If you’re reading by email or news reader, click here to watch the video.++ Stay blessed…john


The Chopsticks Story

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You might be reading this at work. If so, unless your employer regularly encourages you to wander to places that have nothing to do with your day’s productivity, it’s safe for me to say that you aren’t always a stickler for rules, are you? Even so, I like to bring up rules occasionally.  Specifically, every so often, I host a sermon series that relates the greatest commandment (a holy rule?) Jesus gave to John Wesley’s General Rules. As a side note: I don’t appreciate how some people who are not…read more

My 2017 Survival Tip

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Did you notice how so many people were decisively ready to move out of 2016?  Were you one of them? Some called it the worst year ever.  Countless disastrous things happened within the last 365 days.  The year was filled with contempt, distrust and agony.  Yea, that sounds like a lot of years we’ve known before, but this one seemed different, more widespread. I’m not sure why that is.  Perhaps you can blame it on cable news or our attachment to social media.  Doesn’t Genesis 6:6 say God was sorry that he…read more