Category Archives: Serving

Sacrificial Love Is the Way

Hebrews 10 (NIV) 10 The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming—not the realities themselves. For this reason it can never, by the same sacrifices repeated endlessly year after year, make perfect those who draw near to worship. 2 Otherwise, would they … Continue reading

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A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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Compassion: A Little Goes a Long Way

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.   It can be difficult to live up to Paul’s command found here in Ephesians 4:32.  The verse doesn’t come with … Continue reading

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What if Jesus Were You?

What if, for 24 hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule?  Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains?  With one exception, … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Communal Prayer (Part 4)

In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about the importance of prayer as a means of developing your relationship with God.  I briefly discussed my private prayer life.  I also talked about the importance of not only praying … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Communal Prayer (Part 3)

In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about the importance of prayer as a means of developing your relationship with God.  I briefly discussed my private prayer life.  I also talked about the importance of not only praying … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Communal Prayer (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about the importance of prayer as a means of developing your relationship with God.  I briefly discussed my private prayer life.  I also talked about the importance of not only praying … Continue reading

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