Author Archives: Josh

Light

Good morning, Friends! We’re beginning Advent. Most of us call it the Christmas season. But Advent really means beginning. It’s the first part of the word adventure. Advent is a time of preparation. It’s a time, as John the Baptist … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.     His love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods.     His love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords:     His love endures … Continue reading

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Creative giving

Good morning, Friends! We’re doing something different this morning. We already took up our regular offering. Now we’re going to do a special offering, a different type of offering. All year long, we’ve been collecting things to go in these … Continue reading

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Healing a broken world

Good morning, Friends! Is it just me, or does anybody else think that the world has gone crazy? In the last few weeks, we saw a rash of violence and acts of terror, both here in our own country and around … Continue reading

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Directions for Disciples

Good morning, Friends! I’m glad to be here with you this morning. I always feel it’s a gift, a privilege, to be able to share with you on Sunday morning. I know that a lot of you work hard all … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be saved?

Good morning, Friends! I’m going to read you three stories this morning. At the end of each story, I’m going to ask you a question. Sounds pretty simple, right? Three stories, three questions. Real quick, real easy. Get it done, … Continue reading

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What did Jesus really say?

Good morning, Friends! This sure has been a challenging week! The hurricane made a big mess in a lot of parts of the community. The wind and the rain itself was pretty scary. How many of you all lost power? … Continue reading

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What is a church?

Good morning, Friends! I’m so glad to see you all here this morning. The last week was a very tough time for just about everyone in this community. We’re all grateful that we were spared the damage and destruction which … Continue reading

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Curse or blessing? (Labor Day)

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all enjoying the holiday weekend! It’s nice to have this last short break at the end of the summer, before the big rush of fall activity begins. Labor Day isn’t really a church holiday. … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Good morning, Friends! We’ve been spending some time in the book of Genesis this month – Genesis is the book of beginnings, one of the oldest books in the Bible. Most people, when they think about Genesis, think about the … Continue reading

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