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Back to the Future

The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. – Galatians 5:6 One of my all-time favorite movie series is Back to the Future. They have all my favorite things: time-travel, a great soundtrack and Michael J. Fox. One of the big character flaws in Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, is that […]

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The Shore

Stay awake, stand firm in your faith, be brave, be strong. – 1 Corinthians 16:13 (CEB) We are officially Back-to-School. This past Sunday, we took a moment to bless the backpacks of students preparing for their first day back. The excitement and nervousness was palpable in the room as we prayed a blessing over students […]

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How Great

“I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.” – Psalm 104:33 I have been reflecting on the songs we sing at Table of Grace and how often, the songs are not a product of one person. Many people play a role in […]

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Mundane

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.”  – Titus 2:11 We are starting a new sermon series at Table of Grace this week called, “Music to My Ears.” I am looking forward to this series as we do a behind-the-scenes on the songs we sing. We will look at […]

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Life-long

“Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.” – Proverbs 1:5 There is nothing more invigorating than learning something new. Not to mention, that to be wise means you’re always learning something new. I want to be a life-long learner. It reminds me of the joy I get […]

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Tune In

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” – Romans 12:2 Have you ever considered that you may know more about the Bible than many of the […]

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A Series of Stories

“That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. Then he told them many things in parables…”  – Matthew 13:1-2 This Sunday, we began a new […]

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Values

“…as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”  – Joshua 24:15 Last week, I talked about the importance of a family mission statement to articulate what God is doing in your family, no matter what it looks like or the life-stage you are in. If you missed the article, you can find it here. […]

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Mission Critical

If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. Proverbs 29:18 One of the parts of my job that I enjoy the most is meeting with young couples who want to get married. I receive a phone call or […]

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Roughhousing

So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak. When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man. Then the man said, “Let me go, for it is daybreak.” But Jacob […]

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