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Read the musings of our ministers, Scott Carter and Stan Martin.
 
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The Power of Plodding

One of the childhood stories that made an impact on my life was

the story of the Tortoise and the hare. Everyone knows the story

– the hare


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Living For Christ in an Upside Down World

I have to admit having had to fight some very un-Christlike feelings over the last few weeks. After the Orlando shooting I heard several people actually blaming Christians for the horrendous act of terror. A few weeks ago

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Graduation

Graduation
 
Very shortly I will be the father of a high school graduate. That doesn’t seem possible. It seems like last month


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Lasting Faith

Faith-that-lastsAccording to Christianitytoday.com, 70% of young adults are leaving the church. Also, 80% of those same young adults said

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Don’t Meet… Let Your Light Shine

lightshineSeth Godin put in one of his blogs a graphic that said: Are you Lonely? Tired of working alone? Do you hate


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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

The Hand that Rocks the CradleBetween the time I write this and when you read it TIME will have released its annual “TIME 100,” their list of the 100 most influential people in the world. One media outlet

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Is It Better To Be Good Or Bad?

(Sharefaith App Image)I know that those of you who are not sports fans probably get a little tired of all the articles that Stan and I write that include or are based around sports analogies. And I understand that, so I try a lot


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Youth Ministry Goals

goalsFrom the time that a student enters the youth group to the time a student graduates out, there are some things that they should know. These can be called the “basics.” The basics that the students should know are

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April Fools

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I can hardly believe it’s time for opening day of baseball season. I’ve always thought that it was appropriate that baseball’s opening day is right around April Fool’s Day, because


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Waiting to Bloom

Waiting to BloomAbout four years ago I planted a camillia bush. I had never had one but I needed something to hide the cable/phone box in my front yard. And I wanted something that flowered. The first year

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