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“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 Take a moment to think back to the history classes you took back … Continue reading

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Emotional Overload

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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This is the Day

  This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24 For eighteen years, Herb Mock served as the principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in Marysville, Ohio. You know … Continue reading

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The Life Matters

In what has become an all too common occurrence in the United States, the past seven days have brought yet another round of violence to our nation. Police involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota have left two African-American men dead.  … Continue reading

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Atypical Day

“Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Deuteronomy 31:6 Tuesday, January 5, 2016 A typical day in … Continue reading

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One Thing Becomes Everything

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6   I first met Trisha during my freshman year at Valley Lutheran High School … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

And He said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. – Mark 16:15 ESV For several years now, there has been a television commercial that only airs in August which I have … Continue reading

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An Uphill Climb

As a child, I always enjoyed going to the mall with my mom. Now let me immediately admit there were selfish motivations at play. Yes, I held a little bit of hope that she might buy me something (never a … Continue reading

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The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

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________ Bless America

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. – Proverbs 4:1 When I was four years old my family took a vacation to visit relatives in Colorado. Being very young, I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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