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by Cavin Harper
What’s On Your Watchlist? – Part 3

What’s On Your Watchlist? – Part 3

There’s an old story of two Englishmen who traveled to Africa to explore the wonders of the interiors of Africa. They hired native tribesmen to serve as their guides and set out on their expedition. Thoroughly engrossed in the adventure and wonders...

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by Jan 19, 2019 2 Comments
What’s on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

What’s on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

#2: Your Mind “Ideas have consequences… bad ideas have victims.” -John Stonestreet We started the year putting our focus on a personal “watch-yourself-closely” watchlist. As image bearers of our Creator, we must watch our heart, our mind, and our...

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by Jan 11, 2019 1 Comment
What’s in Your Watchlist? Part 1

What’s in Your Watchlist? Part 1

Your Heart We can’t fake it, but we must fight for it. We can’t manufacture it, but we must work at it. If we neglect it, the consequences are devastating. What is it? The condition of our soul. By now, most everyone who will make a New Year’s...

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by Jan 6, 2019 4 Comments
Don’t Miss the Peace!

Don’t Miss the Peace!

“’This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.’ Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on...

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by Dec 20, 2018 No Comments
The Glory and the Awe

The Glory and the Awe

“An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people.’”  Luke 2:9-10 ADVENT WEEK...

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by Dec 15, 2018 No Comments
Christmas Mystery and Wonder

Christmas Mystery and Wonder

“The angel answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.’” Luke 1:35 The mystery and wonder of what we call the ‘Annunciation’ is central...

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by Dec 8, 2018 No Comments
Christmas… Bah, Humbug?

Christmas… Bah, Humbug?

The Word became flesh, and made his dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) There is certainly no shortage of Christmas “Scrooges” these days....

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by Dec 1, 2018 2 Comments
Are You Asleep?

Are You Asleep?

“’Awake, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.’ Be careful then, how you live—not as unwise, but wise, making the most of every opportunity because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:14-16) It is interesting how the holidays...

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by Nov 24, 2018 3 Comments