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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Praying and fasting

We do a lot of things in a very rapid fashion.  As a culture, we like fast food, and we don’t like to wait very long for our food at a restaurant.  We don’t like waiting in line at the theater or the grocery store, and when traffic is slow and heavy, we frequently complain. But there are times to go slow, t
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What Is Advent?

What Is Advent?   Along with many other Christians around the world, Light of the Hills has begun observing the church season of Advent. Advent signals the beginning of the Church Year, a calendar that traces the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus for the first half of the year, then focuses on the life o
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