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  • Double Blessing: Day 5

    May 15, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 5

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 4, Day 3, Day 2 and Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:40 “You do not have because you do not ask God.” – ...

  • Pastor’s Reflection

    May 13, 2020

    Pastor's Reflection

    From the Pastor’s Desk I have been reading other pastor’s reflections on how they are feeling during this time and I thought I would share some of my own. I apologize in advance for the long post … there is a lot in my heart, mind and spirit I need to get out. I ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 4

    May 13, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 4

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 3, Day 2 and Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness!” – Lamentations 3:22-23 READ: Irreplaceable Praise In fractal geometry, there is a ...

  • Motherhood: Part II

    May 11, 2020

    Motherhood: Part II

    I hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day weekend. I know I did. Laura got to come home to be here for Mother’s Day for the first time since she left for college. We had a family dinner party to celebrate Austin’s graduation (with honors!) and had more family time yesterday. Life ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 3

    May 11, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 3

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 2 and Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Return to a stronghold, you prisoners who have hope; today I declare that I will restore double to you.” – Zechariah 9:12 “Because your shame was double, and they cried out, ‘Disgrace is their portion,’ therefore, they ...

  • Motherhood: Part I

    May 8, 2020

    Motherhood: Part I

    Over the past couple of weekends, I have been digging through boxes of old photos and albums that had been packed up for a very long time. Some of them have brought tears – pictures of loved ones who have died; others made me laugh out loud – epic essays by the ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 2

    May 8, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 2

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world, but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 “I will make you into a ...

  • Graduation

    May 5, 2020

    Graduation

    In the pre-Covid world, Austin would have walked at his graduation ceremony from Georgia Tech this past Saturday. He now has a degree in Mechanical Engineering. This month, like so many other graduates from high school and college, he could not attend a graduation ceremony to celebrate all his years of hard ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 1

    May 4, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 1

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson BIBLE VERSES “And the peace of God, which surpasses every thought, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” – Philipians 4:7 READ: Original Blessing The Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler was famous for beginning counseling sessions with new clients by asking, “What is your earliest memory?” No matter how ...

  • Love Your Enemies

    April 30, 2020

    Love Your Enemies

    Today I was reading in Luke 6 and ran across one of the hardest lessons God ever had to teach me. In verses 27-28, it reads: “But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do what is good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for ...

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