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Weekly Letters

You Will Know Them By Their Fruits

In the spring, a few weeks before time to plant our garden, I start our squash, pumpkin and cucumber vines and tomatoes inside.  I started four different varieties of squash and a couple of pumpkins and cucumbers.  This year our … Continue reading

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Our Job Description

          While I was pastoring at Three Lakes Community Bible Church we wrote up job descriptions for the various ministries at the church such as deacons, elders, senior pastor, Sunday School Superintendent and teachers, janitors, ushers, greeters, … Continue reading

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The Risks of Rescue Work

     When I took a water safety and lifesaving course, our instructor warned us of the risks of going into the water to rescue a drowning victim and to only do so if every other attempt had failed, for … Continue reading

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Vaccinations

Vaccination shots for the Covid-19 virus have surely caused a lot of discussion and controversy.  Many have been hesitant to get vaccinated for a variety of reasons (in their thinking), from the vaccine altering your DNA to it being a step … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine

Being on the western edge of the mountain time zone, we have long days of sunlight in the summer. So, on the 4th of July, you have to wait until at least 10:30 p.m. for fireworks to show up against a … Continue reading

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A Model Missionary

This past June 1st, Anna Louise Oursland I’m sure had a huge welcome into the presence of her Lord and Savior as her allotted days on earth were completed and at age 93 was called to her dwelling place in Heaven, … Continue reading

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Mental Toughness

     In the last “WOW” we looked at some spiritual lessons from tennis.  One that I failed to mention. and actually one of the most important, is the importance of “mental toughness.”  Tennis, much like golf, is a very … Continue reading

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A Tennis Lesson

Quite often in Jesus’ teaching He would use an example of something the audience was familiar with and proceed from that “known” to teach a spiritual truth. For example, He used the illustration of a vine and branches to teach … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

Ever since the scene in the Garden of Eden when the “blame game” started, rather than accepting responsibility for their actions, people have tried to put the blame on others either from their past or from the present. When Adam … Continue reading

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Character Counts

On Thursday, April 29, 2021, the Jacksonville Jaguars, with the #1 pick of the NFL Draft, selected Trevor Lawrence, quarterback for the Clemson Tigers who led his team to the National Championship as a freshman in 2018 and in his … Continue reading

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