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Getting the Feel of It

I’ve learned through experience that feelings are important, but not always trustworthy. If I’d have let my feelings guide me, I’d never have gone to Africa.

Global Mission
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Tour de North

Ministry can be lonely work. That’s why it is crucial to intentionally connect ourselves with a team of riders, heading in the same direction. 

Pastors
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Being Human

People expect a lot from their pastor. What we sometimes fail to remember is that they, like us, are human.

Pastors
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Seriously, You’re the Greatest!

Scripture and the church have always taken a dim view of flattery also because it perpetuates the deadliest of the Seven Deadly Sins: pride. Flattery, in short, is deadly for the giver and the receiver.

Faith Nurture
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Furnace of Adversity

We watched as the master glass-blower took a shapeless, ordinary-looking piece of glass, subjected it to the intense heat of a fiery furnace, and transformed it into a beautiful work of art.

Faith Nurture
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Pulling Out All the Stops

Sound and light in worship services excite our God-created sensory systems. While some worshipers welcome them, they could make others uncomfortable. Barb Newman shares some ideas on “sensory friendly” worship environments.

Worship
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Ecclesiastic Marriage

Overture 14 to Synod 2019 proposes a study committee regarding Ecclesiastic marriages not to be registered with governments. I urge all delegates to Synod 2019 to defeat this overture.

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