The inconvenient call of God

  The Christmas season is upon us.  Like many others, I like to read the Christmas story this time of year, and each year I seem to gravitate to different people in the story.  The wise men captured my attention one year.  Last year, I was fascinated with Simeon and Anna...
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Prepare for Christmas

  It appears many have taken advantage of the warm November.  I have never seen more Christmas lights on display before Thanksgiving, and I confess that I am part of the problem.  Saturday was beautiful, and I simply had to put the lights on the house. It is Thanksgiving...
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A thankful heart

  There is so much to be thankful for this year.  I won’t even begin to write a list, but one person stands out to me right now.  My mom is amazing.  She is patient and kind.  She has a tremendous serving heart.  She loves Jesus, and she loves other people.  Mom does not...
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Real change

  This article is probably a week late.  By the time you read these words in the Saturday newspaper, we will have elected a new president.  I am writing this article on Election Day.  I have no idea who will receive the electoral or the popular vote, but I know that people...
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Saving faith

  I cannot remember a time when I failed to believe that Jesus is God.  Growing up in small town North Dakota, I suspect every one of my schoolmates had heard about Jesus.  We all knew that He was the Son of God who was born in a manger.  He lived a perfect life and died for...
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