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Did I Do That?

Never ever overlook a moment when someone is taking the time to thank you for how you’ve helped them in their journey through life! When that happens you absolutely have to stop everything and see how miraculous it is that … Continue reading

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Our Church Is *Rich

I sat at the head of our long dining table looking around at the great wealth God has granted to the church where I serve. I marveled at how “rich” we were with God’s provision. Aleta and I were hosting … Continue reading

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Slow It Down

The pace is getting hectic now. We’re all filling the calendar with office parties, church events, shopping, neighborhood gatherings and more. There is a lot of rushed movement around the holidays, but consider this thought today. It’s something I stumbled … Continue reading

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Conflict. My Favorite.

It’s funny how easy it is for me to tell others what to do. I sound so wise when I sit with other pastors, or anyone in ministry, who is dealing with a difficult conflict they’d rather ignore and I … Continue reading

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Nostalgia And Utopia

I’m sitting here sipping my coffee on a rainy morning, looking at our fantastic Christmas tree, and listening to Bing Crosby sing “White Christmas.” As I listen to Bing croon it’s funny how much my mind gets all nostalgic and … Continue reading

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Rain And Pain

Last Friday my family entered into our long-standing tradition of cutting down our Christmas tree at the summit in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our tradition is that we go to Albright’s donuts in Santa Cruz, we pick up a dozen … Continue reading

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So Thankful

I saw it out of the corner of my eye. It was something that most people would see and think, “Yeah that’s what’s supposed to happen” but the fact is it was a miracle. Our church body was participating in … Continue reading

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