Many Ways

  By Nikki Blair Last week for my birthday I received a gift that every 39-year-old dreams of. Or maybe just every person who was 4 in 1978–if it still were 1978. That is: an album of Mr. Rogers songs. Okay, it’s not 33-rpm vinyl like it would have been in ’78; it’s a...
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Memory

By Glen Schmucker She wanted to know if she could be baptized – again.  It’s not the strangest request I ever faced as a pastor.  In fact, it was heart-wrenching. Strange is what happened to my dear friend, Bud.  The widow asked if he would sing “Jingle Bells” at her husband’s...
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Back-to-School Blues?

By Ellen Di  Giosia We all know summer is a ton of fun. Whether you’ve spent it at the beach, in the pool, or on vacation, it’s good to get away from the grind for a little while and hang out with family and friends. But by August, the newness has definitely worn off. The beach...
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“A-Rod: A Case Study in the Parable of the Rich Fool”

By Garrett Vickrey I preached on the parable of the “Rich Fool” from Luke 12 last Sunday. You know, the story about the man who had too much grain, too much produce. So made plans to tear down his large barns and build bigger ones to store all that he had. But, God said to hi...
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