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    A Good Father
    06.14.21 | Stories | by Linda Opp

    I grew up in a little Baptist church in North Dakota, where we faithfully had Communion, or the Lord's Supper as we called it, once a month. Just like now. It must be a Baptist thing. On communion Sundays, when the service was over and the...

      Small Things
      06.07.21 | Stories | by Linda Opp

      I'm often roped into playing Monopoly with my grandsons. In my opinion, a game of Monopoly is a good illustration of eternity, minus the benefits. But no matter how I feel about it, my love for my grandsons outweighs my objections, and so we...

        I Sure Hope So
        03.22.21 | Stories | by Linda Opp

        It was an ordinary walk on the nature trail with my two grandsons, ages four and seven. Somehow the older one acquired a cut on his finger, which bled entirely out of proportion to the seriousness of the injury. Fortunately, I produced a bandaid...

          A Perfect Composition Part 2
          11.20.20 | Stories | by Barbara Williams

          Continuing with the theme of “The Perfect Composition”, we will look at some additional musical terms and symbols and the analogies to real life. MEASURES – These are segments of the music divided by vertical lines on the music...

            Don't Envy Them
            09.09.20 | Stories | by Josh Johnson

            Psalm 73:25 “Whom have I in heaven but Thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee.” Psalm 73 is a psalm that each of us can likely relate to, as much of God's word is. I would encourage you to read it. The...

              Why, God?
              08.25.20 | Stories | by Bella Brusa

              The sting of rejection from someone you love wounds deeply and can follow you for quite some time. When rejection comes from family, your children, friends, or your spouse I’ve asked the Lord “Why?” Is it because sometimes we...

                Keep The Fire Burning
                08.11.20 | Stories | by Ray Williams

                Leviticus 6:8-12 “A fire shall always be burning on the altar: It shall never go out”   The life of a follower of Jesus is a life of sacrifice. “I beseech you therefore brethren…. Present your bodies a living...

                  Returning From Exile
                  07.31.20 | Stories | by Dottie Henry

                  All of us are experiencing effects of COVID-19—we’re facing challenges personally, in our church families, with friends, and in our careers. We were all doing life normally and then we woke up one morning to find everything changed...

                    Only God Knows Why
                    06.30.20 | Stories | by Marshall McLuhan

                    Hey friends, Have you ever wondered if life is worth the trouble? After all, it can so often be filled with heartache, disappointment, and frustration. Those emotions are only intensified in a season such as the one in which we find ourselves...