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finding joy in Jesus
Posted byon September 6th, 2014 | 2 responses
We’ve all heard that God’s plans are more important than our own. And if you’re like me, you’ve nodded your head in agreement at the wisdom of those words. Yet when we encounter a situation in life where things... read more »
Posted byon August 25th, 2014 | 3 responses
For the past 2 years, I’ve served in a church in the urban heart of a large city. It’s a difficult ministry that calls one to have deep compassion and an open heart for others—things that don’t come naturally to me.... read more »
a merry heart . . .
Posted byon July 15th, 2014 | one response
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Posted byon July 15th, 2014 | 7 responses
Have you ever wanted to take a quick peek at someone else’s mail? Maybe it was an envelope from a doctor’s office that held the results of a family member’s recent medical tests. Or perhaps it was a letter addressed to... read more »
endure toward joy
Posted byon July 8th, 2014 | 5 responses
When people become comatose, one of the many concerns is to keep their muscles from degenerating. Atrophy sets in quickly when there is no movement. On the other hand, most exercise trainers will tell you that muscle grows... read more »
when . . . I will . . .
Posted byon June 27th, 2014 | no responses
—submitted by Terry and Pat Lampel, US ... read more »
now unto Him . . .
Posted byon June 24th, 2014 | no responses
—copy and design submitted by Terry and Pat Lampel, US ... read more »
hit the cymbals!
Posted byon June 19th, 2014 | no responses
In an instructional video, Neil Percy, lead percussionist for the London Symphony Orchestra, demonstrates the proper technique for holding cymbals to generate the the loudest noise possible. He begins by holding the cymbals... read more »
time and eternity
Posted byon June 11th, 2014 | 5 responses
I’ve always wanted to learn how to play the cello. But I haven’t found the time to take lessons. Since time is short, I would rather spend my time doing the things that I won’t get to do in heaven—stuff like helping... read more »
in the end . . .
Posted byon May 31st, 2014 | no responses
“In the East End I found grace and faith and hope hidden in the darkest corners. I found tenderness and squalor and laughter amid filth. I found a purpose and a path, and I worked with a passion for the best reason of... read more »