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Soil and seed

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing fine today!Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing fine today!Thinking about a story that Jesus told one time. Jesus loved to tell stories! I wish you could just see the way … Continue reading

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Pass the plate

Good morning, Friends! This morning is Pledge Sunday. But before anyone gets all tensed up, I’m not going to tell you to give more. I don’t talk very much about money. When I come and visit you at home, I … Continue reading

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Summer and Sabbath

Good morning, Friends! I’ve got a question for you this morning. Where did the summer go this year? School is starting tomorrow. The weather’s getting cooler. It just doesn’t feel as though summer ought to be over. It feels as … Continue reading

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North Carolina Quaker Suffering During the Civil War

Good morning, Friends! Usually when I stand up here on Sunday mornings I’m a pastor, and my job is to share something important from the Bible. But as Tom has said, I’m also an historian. So were my father and … Continue reading

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You can run, but you can’t hide

Good morning, Friends! We’ve been spending a lot of time this summer with the Old Testament. We’ve looked at Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. We looked at the First Commandment. We talked about the sign of the rainbow. We read the story … Continue reading

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Tell Me Brightly – message by James Moore

About a week and a half ago, Josh sent out an email to Ministry & Counsel detailing the schedule of sermons and whatnot for the upcoming weeks.  He said that he still needed someone to take August 6 because he’d … Continue reading

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Cast your bread upon the waters

Food morning, Friends! We’re looking at some Old Testament readings this month. Today’s reading is from the book of Ecclesiastes, which is one of the shortest books in the Old Testament. In the Bible, it comes right after the book … Continue reading

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First Commandment/First Amendment

Good morning, Friends! Today’s topic is a pretty controversial one. I think most of you will probably agree with what I have to say, but if you don’t agree with me – that’s OK. This week is the 4th of … Continue reading

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If only they could talk

Good morning, Friends! Today’s story is one of the funniest passages in the whole Bible. It’s not one everybody here may be familiar with. When we read it together in our Wednesday night Bible study a few months ago, not … Continue reading

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Vision

“Without a vision, the people perish. . .” – Proverbs 29:18 Has anybody here not heard the proverb, “Without a vision, the people perish”? Usually, we hear those words applied to groups or to businesses or churches or other big … Continue reading

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