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When It Rains It Pours

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It’s a well-known adage: “When it rains, it pours.” Unfortunately, it’s usually said when things seem to keep going wrong, one rotten incident after the other. Things seem to happen in clusters, too, and you’ll eventually hear someone blurt it out: When it rains, it pours. When It Rains It Pours – On Our Cars … Read more

What Started Christmas in July?

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It’s almost July! You can practically feel the sales ads starting up… But what started Christmas in July in the first place? Was it an actual celebration or something else, like boosting sales? The History: What Started Christmas in July There are a few stories about the beginnings of a Christmas celebration in July. According … Read more

What is Contemporary Worship Music?

Is it “rock music?” Not exactly, but close. So what is contemporary worship music? It’s a style of music that’s upbeat and most often played by what you would call a “band,” not a choir. Our church’s Worship Team, for example, plays contemporary worship music with guitars, keyboard, violin, and drums. They play cover songs … Read more

What Are Church Clothes?

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It’s 2022 and some of our young people may be asking, ‘What are church clothes?’ I would venture to say that they’ve never been to church, at least not a traditional, “old school” church. Kids Used to Have Play Clothes and Church Clothes You didn’t play outside in your church clothes and you didn’t wear … Read more

Is Coffee Good for You?


Our church family drinks a lot of coffee. But is coffee good for you? Well, God likes it. It says so right in the Bible: “He Brews.” Lame joke, I know. But it gave me a chuckle. National Coffee Day 2022 This year it falls on September 29 in the United States and Canada. International … Read more

Faith Can Move Mountains – Or Can It?

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Yes, faith can move mountains! Mountains of worry, mountains of anxiety, mountains of fear, mountains of frustration… Whatever mountains you’re facing, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and trusting in His will makes those mountains into molehills that you can walk right through. Matthew 17:20 “Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small … Read more

The Power of Prayer

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Do you realize the true power of prayer? Many people who call themselves Christians, and even true Christians, often don’t understand the power of heartfelt prayer. Prayer is how we communicate with God our Father. It is in His will that we pray. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; … Read more

When Accidents Happen

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When accidents happen, and they will, how should Christians react? You might think, ‘Well, it depends on the accident.’ How Should Christians React When Accidents Happen? My husband came and woke me up the other day and said, “I think I just totaled my car.” I’m like.. “What?!” I looked out the window and sure … Read more