Category Archives: church

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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