From the Board of Stewardship – November 2014

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Have you ever noticed how children emulate their parents? Children watch their parents and they do what they see them doing. This is how they learn to speak. They watch the shape and form of their parents’ mouths and they try to make the same shape so that they can make the same sounds. But… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – May 2014

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Jesus is risen from the dead, and He is not angry. He appears to the eleven, locked and hidden away for fear of the Jews. He gives them peace, when there seems to be no peace. He gives them hope, when all hope seems to be lost. He gives them forgiveness, life, and salvation, even… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – April 2014

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Jesus is the Lamb of God, who by His death takes away the sins of the world (John 1:29). John’s Gospel takes great pains to show us that the crucifixion and death of Jesus coincides with the slaughter of the lambs for the Passover Feast (John 18:39; 19:31). That means also that the day of… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – February 2014

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The four Sundays in February are in the Epiphany season of the Church Year calendar. Epiphany is a word that means “showing forth” or “manifesting.” The Epiphany season begins on January 6 with the visit of the Wise Men to worship the Baby Jesus as the newborn King of the Jews. The season continues with… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – December 2013

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We’re all familiar with Jesus’ parable about the man who tore down his barns to build bigger ones in Luke 12:13 –21. The key to His teaching resides in verse 20. Most translations read: “Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou has prepared?”… Read more »

The Dog Days of August

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Major league baseball players sometimes refer to August as the “dog days of summer.” August does seem to be one of those months that you simply want to get through. In the wheat growing regions of our country from Texas up to Canada the crops have been harvested and the fields are bare except for… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – February 2013

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February is the month when “Valentine’s Day” is celebrated and thus a month in which we think of “love.” A few short weeks ago we celebrated Christmas—the occasion that marked God’s great love gift to the world, His only-begotten Son. Jesus came into our world as a servant and took upon Himself our human flesh… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship – December 2012

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“God offered His best for us; let us offer our best to Him.” “And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus…” is the way Luke’s account of the Christmas story begins in chapter two (KJV). That decree caused Mary and Joseph to travel to Bethlehem, the… Read more »

From the Board of Stewardship…All Saint’s Day

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On November 1st, Christians around the world join in celebrating All Saints Day. Among the saints in heaven are our loved ones who have died in the faith and now share in the joys of heaven. The recommended Epistle reading for All Saints day comes from Revelation 7 and includes these words: “These are they… Read more »