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Growing Kingdom People – When Something Affects us All

When Something Affects Us All Our perspectives change when something affects us personally. People in the Midwest don’t get too rattled by hurricanes. People on the coast do. People in the south don’t worry much about snowstorms. People in the … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Piling On

Piling On There are rules against “piling on.” In football, “piling on” involves jumping on top of a player, unnecessarily, after he has already been tackled or the play has been blown dead. More commonly, we see referees hand out … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Do We Really Have to Save Christmas?

Do We Really Have to Save Christmas? Have you ever noticed how many Christmas shows involve the Christmas that almost wasn’t? One of the earliest “no Christmas” near misses occurred in that discouraging line from Santa in “Rudolph the Red-Nosed … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – But What Do I Know?

But What Do I Know? The church family I serve has been engaged in an outreach effort called “Christmas Unwrapped”. Multiple teams of servants have visited a variety of locations to share the message of Christmas and show the love … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Does God have a Punch Card?

Does God have a Punch Card? It seems everyone has a loyalty program. I have so many rewards tags on my key chain, I have to be careful when I scan. Otherwise, I might try to enter my health club … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Christ at the Border

Christ at the Border The clash between Central American migrants and U.S. patrol agents in Tijuana is on my mind. It is likely on your mind too. How should Christians respond? With compassion. (Matthew 25:34-46) With respect for authority. (Romans … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – The Narcissist In All of Us

The Narcissist In All of Us Narcissus was a mythological hunter known for his beauty. He was attracted to beautiful things and others were attracted to him.  But he rejected his admirers and treated them with such disrespect, some crumbled … Continue reading

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