Covenant (part 1)

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What’s the shortest wedding you’ve ever done? When I’m meeting with a couple before they get married, I’ll sometimes tell them that the shortest wedding I ever did took only about four minutes. Almost immediately … Read More

Love is Amazing

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It really is. Love is amazing. God’s love is over the top. He loves us when we are unlovable. He loves us when we fail. He loves us when we don’t love Him. He loves … Read More

Middle East Travels (1)

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I recently spent two weeks in Jordan, Israel and Egypt—two wonderful weeks. The trip has given me quite a bit to think about. Let’s start with the plane ride. It was one flight from Chicago … Read More

Try to Explain God

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I was reminded of this “oldie but goodie.” I’m not sure if the story behind it is correct, but it is that the following was written by Danny Dutton from Chula Vista, California when he … Read More

PREPATORY SUNDAY

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Some of us can remember what used to be called a “Preparatory Service.” On the Sunday before we would share communion together, the minister would read a rather long form (it felt like it took … Read More