Category Archives: church

ALL HALLOWS EVE

The nights are getting longer now and there’s something creepy about this time of year.  All the trees are dropping their leaves and only skeletal branches remain.  When you live in Anoka, Minnesota, you’re a citizen of the Halloween Capital … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF PEACE

ORIGINALLY POSTED 6-7-15 God set this day aside for a day of rest.  He had a pretty busy week prior to the final day of creating the world, the universe, every living thing.  He established night and day and placed … Continue reading

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SUNDAY BLESSINGS

Sunday is noted as the first day of the week on our calendars.  It’s also the last day of the weekend.  To most Christians, it is a day of worship and rest.  My oldest grandson even used that as an … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE?

“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 19:14 Along with a change in the numbers of church going people today, the forgotten are the … Continue reading

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COLD SUNSHINE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A hint of golden sunshine, should warm your very soul, It carries so much power, to heat you is its goal, Yet in the depths of winter, the sun can shine all … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

Originally posted by atimetoshare.me on 10/31/15 Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because … Continue reading

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I LOVE A PARADE!

Just a few days ago, we celebrated the birth of our nation in our new home town of Anoka, Minnesota.  When we moved here last fall, we also moved to a new church so that we could attend services with … Continue reading

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OPEN DOOR – OPEN ARMS

We’re loving our new “old” house more and more every day.  In the past few weeks, we’ve been tinkering around in the yard, establishing a few new gardens and clearing out some of the old ones which have overgrown.  It … Continue reading

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WHAT’S MISSING IN CHCH? U R!

Church attendance has been dwindling over the past few years. A lot of folks don’t think it’s necessary to participate in corporate worship.  Many young people feel the church is full of hypocrites and those who live much differently outside … Continue reading

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KIDS IN CHURCH

  A repeat of post from last year – still timely. When Jesus’ disciples tried to dismiss the children from the large crowd,  Jesus rebuked and reminded them that His kingdom consisted of those with a childlike faith.  Kids believe … Continue reading

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SOME DAYS JUST DON’T GO WELL

Some days nothing goes right. You’re late for an appointment because you’re stuck in traffic. You left your cell phone charging at home, so can’t call to let them know. Your hair wouldn’t cooperate this morning and you look like … Continue reading

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CHURCH DAY

Going to church has always been a part of my week.  It’s a time to refresh from the burdens of the past week and to look forward to the next one with hope and regeneration.  We’re in a new church … Continue reading

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WHY BRING YOUR KIDS TO CHURCH?

When my children were very young, I used to ask myself this question every Sunday.  I know I was underestimating the power of the Holy Spirit, but I wasn’t feeling it, as I toted one child after the other out … Continue reading

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THE SINGING CHURCH

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”  Martin Luther One lovely result of the Protestant Reformation was … Continue reading

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TIME FOR REFORMATION 

In a way we’re faced with a similar dilemma to what Martin Luther encountered almost 500 years ago before the reformation of the church.  He was troubled by the conflicting teachings, the false doctrine, the malpractice and the inability for … Continue reading

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DOES CHURCH MAKE YOU PERFECT?

  Many think that they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins … Continue reading

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SOME DAYS STUFF HAPPENS

Yesterday started out as an amazing day.  We’ve had our share of ups and downs on this roller coaster of selling & buying a house, so it was refreshing to begin the morning with worship and praise.  Church is always the best way … Continue reading

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KIDS IN CHURCH

This post was made in May of last year, but suitable for today as well.  Have a blessed Sunday everyone! When Jesus’ disciples tried to dismiss the children from the large crowd,  Jesus rebuked and reminded them that His kingdom … Continue reading

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NO CHURCH SUNDAY

Going to church for me has been a part of Sunday for as long as I can remember.  When I don’t go, I feel something is missing.  Today is one of those days.  I’ve been aggressively attacking my garden and … Continue reading

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MY CHURCH FAMILY

In the past week, two of my church family members left this veil of tears to enter the kingdom of heaven.  I’ve prayed for another who is going through a divorce from a long time marriage.  I’ve felt concern for … Continue reading

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