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Articles from recent newsletters.

Pastor’s Pen for June, 2016

2 Corinthians 3 17Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with  ever-increasing glory, which comes … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for May, 2016

Pastor’s Pen Hosea 6:3 “Let’s do our best to know the Lord.  His coming is as certain as the morning sun; he will refresh us like rain renewing the earth in the springtime.” (CEV) I think that springtime has indeed arrived.  … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for April, 2016

For in this hope we were saved.  But hope that is seen is no hope at all.  Who hopes for what they already have?  But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.  … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for April, 2015

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (1 Corinthians 1:18) As Lent builds to its Holy Week climax on Good Friday … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for March, 2015

When the layer of dew lifted, there on the surface of the wilderness was a fine flaky substance, as fine as frost on the ground. When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, ‘What is it?’ For they did not … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for February, 2015

But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves. (James 1:22) When I was in my teens, I did a lot of bowling.  My father bowled in a league, and he shared his enthusiasm for the … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for January, 2015

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways.  (1 Corinthians 13.11) As we begin a new … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for May, 2015

. . . it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. (Galatians 2:20) The Bible is full of stories about people of action.  Moses, David, Deborah, Esther, Jesus, Paul, and others all stand out … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for June, 2015

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12.2) Although I read many books … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for July, 2015

‘I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak … Continue reading

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