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Posts from August 2020

All God’s Children

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around” A sentence from one of the freedom songs of the civil rights movement.  “Marching Up Freedom’s Lane.” “Almighty God, Thou has called us to walk for freedom, even as Thou did the children of Israel.  We pray dear God, as we go through a wilderness of state troopers that Thou…

Living Miracles

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Kentucky farmer and philosopher Wendell Berry is a poet who consistently invites us to look again at everyday common things of life. Berry makes the case that turning water into wine is a relatively small miracle compared to turning water (and soil and sunlight) into grapes. Many times, we are so…

Tears Are Unspoken Words

Did you know … … your eyes produce tears all the time?1 … you can make 15 to 30 gallons of tears each year?1 … tears are essential to help you see clearly and maintain the health of your eyes?1 … your body makes three types of tears?1 … they can help communicate your emotions?1…

Sunday to Monday | For Good

Worship yesterday was a rich time of remembering that through all things God works for good. (Romans 8:28) Pastor Dave shared 10 ways God can bring good out of a pandemic. If you missed being with us, you can watch here and see photos here. Photos from serving with Confluence Ministries here and from The…

Show Me Love

Terry and I were introduced to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts last fall (we’re old and not always up to date on everything) by a friend’s son. They’re pretty cool and we’re hooked. Our son Andrew told us we needed to watch a newer one by Alicia Keys. It was filmed in February, released in June.…