Category Archives: Grace

What happened in Houston will NOT stay in Houston!

What happened in Houston will NOT stay in Houston! “This Changes Everything” was the theme of the youth gathering in Houston last week. Wow! The experience is hard to put into words. Maybe these 5 comments from our youth will … Continue reading

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Wide Eyed Wonder

New preschoolers received their Beginner’s Bibles this week. Oh the joy and delight on their faces! Some dived into the Bible so quickly they did not wait to have their photo taken. After reading a Bible story and eating a … Continue reading

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Gift of Grace

Brian age 3 brought me a gift. I could see he had wrapped the package himself—wrinkled paper, an abundance of tape, and anticipation in his face. I opened it, wondering about the pink blob of clay I found inside. But … Continue reading

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Beyond Imagination

The buzz this week has been about the biggest Powerball Lottery Jackpot ever. I keep overhearing conversations. ..”Did you enter? What would you do if you won?”  Jackpot signs are not big enough to display the amount of $1.5 billion. … Continue reading

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Touch and See

Touch and See The children eagerly gathered. They pushed in close. Pastor Krista was telling the story of Jesus, the cross, and the empty tomb. But hearing the story was not enough. The children wanted to touch each piece—the crown … Continue reading

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Entrusted with Treasure

Every time the Power ball jackpot gets really high people start asking, what would you do if you won? What would you do with millions of dollars? It is fun to dream about what we would do if we were … Continue reading

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Too Generous?

I have been thinking about the amazing generosity and grace of God lately.  A few weeks ago while hiking on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, I fell and dislocated my wrist and broke two bones.  My wrist was a MESS! I … Continue reading

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Do You See?

Peter was five years old when he went to his kindergarten screening. Our precocious son was more than ready to start school. He knew his colors and shapes. He could run and jump to keep up with his older brother. … Continue reading

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Outrageous and Extravagant

Outrageous! Extravagant! Jesus’ passionate love for us sends him to the cross. It seems incredible to think of an instrument of torture (the cross) as the way to Life. Yet today we see the cross as a sign of life. … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-32

Have you lost anything lately? Personally I have NOT had a good week for hanging onto things. In fact I’m not even willing to admit on-line the items I’ve lost or left behind this week. Sorry:) You’ll have to come … Continue reading

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