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One Word for the New Year

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Ten years ago, Pastor Mike Ashcroft issued his church a challenge: forget the resolutions and focus on one word. The sermon caught fire, became a movement, and ultimately resulted in the book, called My One Word: Change Your Life with Just One Word. Ashcroft says the premise is simple: Lose the long list of resolutions―all […]

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If We Humble Ourselves, Will God Heal Our Land?

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A recent Facebook post caught my eye:  California is on fire, Oregon is on fire, Montana is on fire, areas of Canada are on fire, Texas is underwater, Idaho had a 5.3 earthquake, North Korea just tested their 6th nuclear bomb causing a 6.3 explosion quake, and Irma is now the most powerful category 5 […]

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Bridging the Great Divide

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On Saturday, August 12th, a group of white supremacists and far right wingers marched to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.  Fights broke out between the hate group and counter-protestors, and then twenty-year-old James Alex Fields, Jr., drove his gray Dodge Challenger into the marchers. Fields injured nineteen and killed […]