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Weekly Letters

A Unique Opportunity

We had a very unique and blessed opportunity yesterday as we participated in a special church service for the installation of our new pastor, Ed (and Mary) Quillin.  Having retired from Pastoring at Three Lakes Community Bible Church near Troy, … Continue reading

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Ears That Hear

What has ears but cannot hear?  One answer, of course, is corn!  There are also a couple others given in Scripture.  Note the Psalmist’s description of idols: “They have mouths, but they cannot speak; They have eyes, but they cannot … Continue reading

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Resurrection Power

   Rebecca Manley Pippert, noted Christian author and speaker was auditing a course at Harvard entitled “Systems of Counseling.” They were looking at a case study in which the therapist, using psychodynamic psychotherapy, helped the patient uncover a hidden hostility … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Adoption

     If you were to ask the average person on the street for a definition of the word “adoption,” he or she would probably reply, “It’s a married couple’s legally taking a child of other parents and making him or … Continue reading

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Rightful Ownership

   I remember reading about a rancher who was offended by his pastor’s statement in a sermon that none of us really owns anything, that we are just stewards.  So, he invited the pastor and his wife to come to … Continue reading

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Created for Good Works

On a recent trip to Oregon to visit family, we went to the the gigantic Ikea store located next to the Portland International Airport. It is quite an amazing experience just wandering through their many displays organized as miniature rooms … Continue reading

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Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

 Anyone who thinks little things shouldn’t bother you has never been in a tent with one “little” mosquito, or has never had a “little” piece of gravel in their shoe, or a “tiny little” wood sliver in their thumb, or … Continue reading

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