Category Archives: Monthly Message

Monthly Message (Dec. 2017) – The Big News

The Big News In December 1903, after many attempts, the Wright brothers were successful in getting their “flying machine” off the ground. Thrilled, they telegraphed this message to their sister Katherine: “We have actually flown 120 feet. Will be home … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – November 2017

A Lifestyle of Thanksgiving As we quickly approach the end of fall and as we think about gathering with family to celebrate Thanksgiving do we take the time to think about how often we give thanks? Thanksgiving, just like all … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – October 2017

How Will They Know? They Will Know Them by Their Love In the final verses of John 13 Jesus begins his farewell discourse to His disciples. In verses 33-35 Jesus gives instructions on love when He says; “a new commandment … Continue reading

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Change

You’ve probably heard me say, “No one likes change but a wet baby.” It’s true; change is hard for all of us. But change does come. This week I turned 52. There is no way to count the many ways … Continue reading

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Monthly Message

Summer Time: Vacation days and/or Spiritual Renewal Summer is a great time to get away from the regular routine and do some great things with the family. Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, vacations, the northland is filled with all sorts of … Continue reading

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“Memorials”

We as human beings have are really good at making memorials to tragedy. The various war memorials, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Oklahoma city bombing memorial, the Twin Towers memorial and now the Boston Marathon memorial planned for … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – “Follow”

“Follow” Some years ago a friend, named Milo, took me on an ATV ride in the winter with some of his friends. As the day wore on it was time for me to get back and Milo had to have … Continue reading

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Shepard

“Shepherd” In my Bible reading this past month I came across and passage in the book of Genesis where Israel (Jacob) was thinking back over his life. He was blessing the sons of Joseph when he shared this simple phrase. … Continue reading

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“Deep Waters”

There is a story in Luke Chapter 5 about Jesus teaching. As a crowd begins to gather, Jesus steps in to a boat belonging to Peter in order to speak to the crowd without being forced into the water. After … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – Divine Mentor

“Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares; at the head of the noisy streets she cries out, in the gateway of the city she makes her speech;” Proverbs 1:20-21 Wouldn’t it be nice … Continue reading

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