Tag Archives: pain

Where Do I Go?

I fell the other day while skiing with my family. I just clobbered my shoulder. I might need rotator cuff surgery to repair what I injured. During the first week I had quite a bit of pain. How I responded … Continue reading

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When God is Important to Us, We Find Joy

What moves you? What makes your heart beat with passion or your eyes light up? It’s worth it, isn’t it? It’s worth the effort. It’s worth the struggle. It’s joy! Matthew 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure … Continue reading

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4 questions that check the reality of our faith (part 2)

Consider an athlete. No athlete can become an athlete without exertion and pain. They have to train. They have to stretch those muscles in new ways. They have to work through pain to get to the next level of performance. Why do they do it? Continue reading

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Christmas Shadows

I was thinking last week about the dark things that we sometimes miss seeing when we talk about the first Christmas.  We overlook that Joseph was about to abandon Mary.  We tend to not talk about the babies that were … Continue reading

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Trust is hard

This week’s worship time was focused on trusting God.  We talked about trusting and how difficult it is sometimes.  It is difficult because our stress-filled times make us forget God’s faithfulness.  It is difficult because we want easy answers.  It … Continue reading

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