A “Ruth” in the making?

Sunday Worship Message in a Nutshell: “Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence” (Ruth 3:11, NASB). This outstanding commendation was given to Ruth the Moabite. This attention given to her character,

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Learning from the book of Judges

“…. and there arose another generation after them who did not know the LORD, nor yet the work which He had done for Israel” (Judges 2:10). The book of Judges paints a sad picture of what happened to Israel after Joshua died. The generation that followed him and the elders who witnessed

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What is your Definition of Success?

After giving an overview of the book of Joshua, Pastor Sidney focused on chapter one. Two questions he posed remain in my mind: (1) “What is ‘success?'” and (2) “Who is your ‘God?'” Think about it: your definition of “success” can actually reveal who your “God” is.  For example, if

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Thanksgiving Love

In answer to a lawyer’s question concerning the greatest commandment in the Law, Jesus said, “ ‘YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.’ This is the great and foremost commandment. The second is like it, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR

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Only a Few Weeks To Live…

“What if you only had a few weeks to live? What would you do?” This was my opening question today, a question that created a moment of deep thought among the people. In the book of Deuteronomy, we find Moses, God’s great prophet, who knows of his impending death. After

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Faithfully Coming…

Have you ever prayed, “Thank you, Lord, for this food,” and then later complain about it? Have you ever praised God one day and then doubt Him the next? In the book of Numbers, we find the Israelites complain time and time again, doubting God and His promises, even though

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What makes Nov. 1st so special?

November 1st is a special day, and here’s Kathleen who will “tell” you all about it through song! During our worship today, Kathleen sat quietly (for a few minutes) on the first row, which was quite a feat for a toddler.  Three of the four families who regularly attend were

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Once upon a “Box”

Before I begin “Once upon a Box,” let me first give a brief glimpse into this morning’s message.  In a world that would have us believe that truth is a matter of opinion, the Word of God makes clear that absolute truth exists. In Exodus 20, God Himself spoke saying,

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“God Can Do Anything But Fail”

We were eating supper when our hearts were uplifted with our toddler’s rendition of “God can do anything.” Our little Kathleen has apparently learned the song from our worship service on Sundays!  Yesterday, we were 11 all in all. Before the service began, we passed out invitations to coffee drinkers

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