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The Lasting Impact of Freedom

Matthew 5:14-16 (NIV) 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: It’s More Than You Think

So, let’s say that you’ve been wronged…wronged by your spouse, child, close friend or co-worker.  You thought you could count on them.  You thought you could trust them.  They let you down.  It hurts.  The pain runs deep inside you. … Continue reading

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Forever a Pirate

Dear 2017 Hudson Pirate Football Team, Last Friday, my wife Stephanie, my son Matthew, and my mother Jill traveled to Belle Plaine to see you guys play.  I want to start by congratulating your team on an undefeated regular season. … 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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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 4)

Today we are going to talk about #18 on our list of things we should say more often. Here is a surprise corn dog I bought you because you’re my friend I know that this seems a little silly, but … Continue reading

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The Cure for Entitlement

Entitlement is a word that has been thrown around more and more the last few years.  It is a word that seems to be used a lot by people and especially the media as they discuss the Millennial generation.  Just … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of the Frogs (Part 6)

In Part 1 of this blog series we looked at Exodus 8 and how Pharaoh waited a day to have Moses ask God to get rid of the frogs.  Carrying unforgiveness around in your heart is like carrying a bunch … Continue reading

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