Acceptance with Joy

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Written by Jolene DeHeer As the American Thanksgiving holiday approaches people are making plans for family celebrations, groceries are being bought, houses cleaned, guest rooms readied. In the middle of the hustle and bustle of … Read More

Joy in the Church? (part one)

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For some people the title of this blog sounds like an oxymoron. Like jumbo shrimp, open secret, living dead, joy of church. Even though the United States has a lot of people in churches, many … Read More

In His Presence, Joy Comes

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For the last few weeks I have been doing a lot of thinking about joy, happiness, and sadness.  A godly wise friend reminded me that, “Happy and sad are emotions. Christian joy is a state … Read More

Joy in the Church? (part two)

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][tweetherder]The church has been disappointing people for centuries now, and we ought … Read More