Why Do we Weight Ourselves to Death?

We too often carry the weight of wounds inflicted too early in life to know how to properly cope with them. When we were wounded, something changed in us. We can’t always describe it, or even explain how we were affected. But it is there. As a pastor I have heard some of these stories […]

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Lent 2020 | Palm Sunday: “Celebrate”

Today is Palm Sunday. I cannot remember the last time I missed gathering with my local congregation to celebrate during Holy Week. I find this time to be bittersweet. I pray that the Lord in his mercy brings this terrible time to a quick end. But even if it endures for a while longer, may […]

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Lent 2020 | Day 15: “Work”

Our focus for today is “work.” One of the more confusing passages and Paul’s letters is found in Philippians 2:12. In that passage Paul says, “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and […]

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