Monthly Archive: September 2016

Sep 22

More Violence…

Nothing ever seems to change at least not when human nature is involved. We are capable of great acts of compassion and self-sacrifice, or anger and brutality. Just this last week we had two acts of terror with a mass stabbing at a mall in St. Cloud and bombs placed around NYC. Then violence in …

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Sep 15

The First Origin Story

Origin stories have always been popular. Just look at all the superhero movies over the last ten years. There are numerous others like Darth Vader in Star Wars, Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, James T. Kirk in Star Trek to name just a few.  Leave film and others appear in writing like King Arthur, Frankenstein, …

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Sep 08

A Wee Little Man…

  “Zacchaeus was a wee, little man, and a wee, little man was he…” are the words to a familiar children’s song I bet most of you have heard before. I have three kids and so about the time one child was growing out of the song another one came along. It’s a fun little …

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Sep 01

Singing with Gratitude

Music styles in the church can be a divisive subject. The conflict frequently revolves around those who hold to an older style vs. those who want a more contemporary style. The debate is nothing new; Christians have argued about music from the earliest times of church history. For instance, the Jews used instruments in the …

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