A Lot of Running Around!

One of the common complaints heard in our society today is that we are all too busy!  Busy moms will say, “I’m always running around, dropping off and picking up the kids!”  Busy dads will say, “I have to rush home from work to get to a school or sports event.”  Even many of our retired friends will talk about how busy
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What is Holy Week?

This Sunday, March 29, begins what is called “Holy Week” in most Western Christian churches. Holy Week calls to mind the events of the life of Jesus in the days leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. Jesus had arrived in Bethany, a village just outside Jerusalem, the weekend before Passover week, t
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Confess – but maybe not like you think

Each year on Palm Sunday our congregation celebrates the confirmation of some of our young students.  This year confirmation Sunday is March 29, the Sunday before Easter. Why do we do something like confirmation? Sadly, many people consider confirmation an antiquated tradition, something that we do simply because “we’v
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Deliver Us From Evil

Have you ever had an experience where you felt very strongly that there was evil present in a room?  Have you ever wondered if an individual was under the influence of an evil spirit?  Have you ever been afraid because you sensed that you were under a spiritual attack? Questions like this make many people uncomfortable
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Day of Fasting and Prayer, 1-27-15

What is fasting? While a person can fast from TV, music, or other activities, the most common form of fasting is a fasting from food.  Fasting can be done for one meal, for a day, for a week, or even for 40 days.   What are some of the benefits of fasting? When we fast, we are recognizing our dependence on God.  W
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