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A Pinch of Faith Sept. 24, 2017

A few weeks ago, Dave and I were in Philadelphia walking along the banks of the Schuylkill River in a little town called East Falls.  As we walked, Dave pointed out a 3 foot tree branch that appeared to be … Continue reading

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Marked With A Stone – August 27, 2017

Many years ago, our family was on its way to the beach. We had the station wagon loaded and had some things tied onto a luggage rack on top of the car.  As we were driving south on route 41, … Continue reading

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Walking in Rhythm With God – August 20, 2017

When I was in high school, current events discussions were a part of every social studies or history class.  Each student was asked to bring a newspaper article from home and be prepared to summarize it for the class. Questions … Continue reading

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Small, but Mighty

Little things can make a big difference (Sermonsuite). A space shuttle was destroyed because a few small tiles came off as it was headed into space. Another one was destroyed because of a faulty O-ring (Sermonsuite).  Think of the pain … Continue reading

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Whoosh

Followers of Jesus are gathered in a room praying and waiting for God’s promised gift of the Holy Spirit to come to them.  Suddenly and without warning God bursts upon the scene, rearranging life with the force of tornado. A … Continue reading

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Checking Our Vital Signs

When I was in elementary school the Lebanon Church of the Brethren built a large, beautiful education wing on to their building.  They added a nice chapel and a some nice, roomy Sunday School classrooms.  I have very vague memories … Continue reading

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All for One and One for All

Living in community, regardless of the group, is hard. “Who drank the last of the milk?”  “She borrowed my sweater without asking?” “Does he have to talk on the phone in the break room all the time?” “Why do I … Continue reading

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Creating a Legacy

This morning I have a few things I want to share with you. Filling casserole dish—grandmother taught me the value of family meals and good food. We have tried to pass that value onto the next generation. And someday, I’ll pass This … Continue reading

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Can Our Bones Live?

I learned how to sew from Mrs. Myers, my junior high Home Ec teacher and from Mrs. Kleinfelter, my 4-H leader.  My grandmother was an excellent seamstress and she also helped me along the way.  By the time I was … Continue reading

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The Potential in Healing

Jesus healed a lot of illnesses. But he healed more people of blindness than any other physical ailment. There are about 39 million blind people living in the world today. 90% of those who can’t see live in developing countries. … Continue reading

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