Dimmer Switch

14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so

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Before There Were Kids!

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” 32 This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. Ephesians 5:31-32 Every now and then, just to needle their little sister, our older 3 kids

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Bumper Sticker Kids?

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6 Surely, you have seen a my-child-is-awesome bumper sticker…“My Child was Born on the Honor Roll!” or “My Homeschooler can Outspell Your Publik Skool Kid”, etc.!  Have you ever seen one that says,

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This past week our mission team from Hope Rock Church was able to worship with beautiful people in Roatan, Honduras. They packed their unairconditioned room and sang with passion, conviction, and joy. As they worshipped, the Lord inhabited their praises as the sound traveled out the open windows on the sea breeze to the ears

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Who am I?

Have you ever felt inadequate for a God-sized task? When we consider the great task of leading the lost to Jesus it makes us feel feeble. We wonder if God could ever use us to lead someone to Christ. “What if I can’t answer all their questions?” “I’m no preacher.” That was Moses! In the

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Boasting in our weakness,2 Corinthians 11:30 (ESV)30 If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.If there ever was a statement that seemed counterintuitive this is it. Normally we boast of our strengths, the things that we are good at doing. Yet Paul says it’s better to boast about our

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Have you ever been in a situation where you wondered if God had forgotten you? In the Bible there are 2 men who had every reason to feel forgotten, Joseph (the abused and imprisoned) and the Apostle Paul (the beaten and shipwrecked).

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On the Shores

Just like Moses and the Israelites, against the backdrop of an advancing enemy, when life and trials are at their most challenging, the Lord speaks to us. On the one hand, we have troubles in the form of an army bearing down on us and on the other, what seems like a dead-end with nowhere

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