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Keep the Feast

Posted by Tim McConnell on

The Great Feast approaches. I hope you have saved some room. Christmas is on the way. The Great Feast. The Mother of All Feasts! Why do I say that? Because like the source of a river, if Christmas never happened, neither would any of the other things we celebrate. Without the birth, there would...

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God Is in the Manger

Posted by Tim McConnell on

In December of 1943, pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer was preparing to spend Christmas alone and separated from his family and friends. He was a prisoner in Nazi Germany awaiting trial for his participation in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. He was tempted to lose hope. He wrote to his...

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The Solid Rock

Posted by Tim McConnell on

“Why is there a rock formation in the middle of my church?” I remember it was just about a year ago we were asking, “Why is there a tractor in the middle of my church?” Because it’s Christmas! Of course there’s a rock formation in the middle of the...

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Thanksgiving and Hope

Posted by Jennifer Holz on

It’s going to be a chilly Thanksgiving week, but I hope your celebration of gratitude will not be delayed. The psalmist joyfully invites us to give thanks to the Lord, “For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations” (Psalm...

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