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Unwilling or God Willing

Posted by Scott Morris on

Disapproval is a default position programmed into personalities by lifelong practice. This is not love. It is not grace. It is unforgiving, unwilling to extend the saving grace of God to those in need of it. Disapproval is a modeled behavior. Friends and relatives influence young people by...

Watching the Hawks

Posted by April Bumgardner on

I watch hawks on a regular basis. There are Cooper’s hawks, sharp-shinned hawks and red-shouldered hawks in this area. By far the largest number of hawks I see, however, are the sturdy red-tailed hawks. At least two of them perch in a dying tree in a forested area at the edge of our...

Scott's Communion Comments

Posted by Stephen Kenney on

I'm so proud of my son Scott Kenney for coming up with such a thoughtful communion meditation.  He delivered this on May 5, 2019, at East Side Church of Christ in Colorado Springs.   “Welcome to the Table of the Lord. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for...

Shared Humanity

Posted by April Bumgardner on

Our world argues for everything to be mutually exclusive. We argue over position and place and prominence. We fight to be noticed, defended and celebrated. We argue over whose lives matter most, whose side God is on and whether he prefers elephants or donkeys, a socialist or free market...

The Joy of the Lord is my Strength!

Posted by Scott Morris on

You may have grown up quoting Hezekiah 6:1, “God helps those that help themselves.” Even if you know that verse is not in the Bible, you might believe it’s true. I think there is a true principle at work in that verse, but it was originated by an English philosopher and...

What Are You Listening To?

Posted by Lynn Utley on

I am, generally speaking, a positive person and am truly grateful to God for everything. But, there are times that I just simply get exhausted from the "messaging" that occupies my own mind and that is everywhere in the world. You know, the voices of others and your own sometimes doubting...

 

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