Easter

One of the most beautiful seasons of the year is at the door.  This coming Sunday April 9 will be the Palm Sunday.  Through Palm Sunday we will enter to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter.  We will be walking the road to Jerusalem with Jesus.  No easy road. Palm…

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Lent Begins

As we all know, Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter. In Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday (this year, March 1st) marks the first day, or the start of the season of the 40 days of Lent. There are actually 46 days during the season of Lent. However, as…

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Joy Is Here!

It kind of surprises us every year, I mean Christmas. Every year and especially every late fall we know it is going to come, but then when it is here, we feel Christmas came “early” and so “soon” this year. Now Advent, the four-week season before Christmas, is a journey…

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Stewardship Time

It is again the time of the year that we want to think about church stewardship. To some folks it simply means that they are expecting their pastor to preach his “mandatory” sermons on money and on financial giving.    Yes financial giving is a part of it, but there is so…

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Spring!

                                                   Spring is here! Actually it has been here for quite some time. You can see it, smell it and experience it. I have never met a person who didn’t like spring. Have you? Spring is something that everyone is waiting for and it never comes too early. Spring means more light, brightness, warmth, planning…

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Easter

“Don’t be alarmed,: he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.” Mark 16: 6 During the time of Easter our feelings go up and down. As we meditate the word of God and as we walk through…

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