Three Simple Rules

Three Simple Rules

I have been thinking about John Wesley’s “Three Simple Rules” lately.  Do you know what they are?  As Methodists, the founder of our movement gave us just three simple rules to live by. He boiled down the teachings of Jesus…

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The Clock Still Runs

The Clock Still Runs

The Clock Still Runs In our fellowship hall by the Library doors hangs a clock.  It looks like an ordinary clock, but it’s a clock with a story.  This clock was found in the wreckage of our building after the…

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Martin Luther King JR

Martin Luther King JR

We recently celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, and I ran across a prayer by Dr. King.  It says: “Lord, we thank you for your church, founded upon your Word, that challenges us to do more than sing and pray,…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

During Advent, I encouraged us to read through the Gospel of Luke.  One of the things I noticed this time in reading is that right after Luke’s version of the Christmas story we find the story of the boy Jesus…

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Advent

Advent

Can you believe Advent is almost here?  It doesn’t seem possible, but ready or not we are forced to deal with the fact that it is upon us.  I mean what happened to the Fall anyway?  Labor Day wasn’t that…

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Revolutionary Kingdom

Revolutionary Kingdom

Hello Church Family, This Fall many of our small groups have been focusing on the study, Revolutionary Kingdom:  Following the Rebel Jesus.  This study has looked at some current topics in ways that some of us disagreed with.  However, I do…

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Pictures Of God

Pictures of God

Hello Church Family, I recently received a picture a child drew for me.  It was a picture of God.  It got me to thinking.  How do you picture God?  I think the picture you have of God determines how you…

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Small Groups

Small Groups

Are you thinking about joining a small group this month?  Even if it may be out of your comfort zone, I hope you will prayerfully consider doing so. Last year I had some people tell me that they really grew…

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Let’s Keep Praying! 

Let’s keep praying! 

So, I’m a little slow sometimes.  I was thinking about our small groups and the 60+ people last school year who participated in these various groups and grew as disciples of Jesus (they will be starting up again in September!).…

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God’s Love In Action

God’s Love in Action

Hello Church Family, “By our works we also make Jesus present in our world of today.”  “God keeps on loving the world through each one of us.”  “You are God’s good news; you are God’s love in action.”  These are…

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