Monthly Archives: October 2013

Why Pray? (Part 2)

I was planning to write something about trick-or-treating today, or even about All Saints Day.  But instead, I want to revisit last week’s theme.  When I told my wife, Deborah, what my previous theme was, she said, “Oswald Chambers says that … Continue reading

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Why Pray?

We were sitting in the kitchen of their recently deceased father talking about his funeral when one of the daughters asked me a question I had never been asked before, “Have you ever prayed for someone and seen an immediate, … Continue reading

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More Unsung Heroes

Recently, I have been thinking about a wonderful couple that played a big part in my early college years:  Art and Betty Stapp.  I went to a small college (Bethel College, St. Paul, MN) affiliated with what  was then called … Continue reading

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Fill It Up

We received some sad news a few days ago.  A friend with a family member struggling with addiction informed us that the family member has returned to their addiction.  For purposes of anonymity, I will not define the family member’s age, … Continue reading

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World Communion

Sunday, October 6, is World Communion Sunday on many church calendars.  It is a reminder that the Body of Christ (the Church) is much bigger than our local assemblies, our denominations, our nationalities.  The Church is everyone who believes in Christ … Continue reading

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