Thoughtful Thursday: Gentleness

This week’s Fruit of the Spirit, “Gentleness” is easier for some than for others. Don’t confuse gentleness with meekness or spinelessness. Gentleness is not weak or passive. In fact, it can take real strength to be gentle, especially when feeling attacked. Our human nature wants to defend and retaliate (“an eye for...

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Thoughtful Thursday: Kindness

Sunday’s sermon topic, “Kindness” is a word that is used so much and by so many people that I think it has lost its’ true meaning. It’s mostly used in a way to direct our actions to make us look like we care, even if we don’t. But “kindness” doesn’t...

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Thoughtful Thursday: Fruit of the Spirit

You probably saw that Pastor Glen will be beginning a new sermon series, “Fruit of the Spirit” this Sunday. It’s a topic we are familiar with, but one that I personally need to be reminded of…frequently. Galatians 5:22-23 tells us that “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,...

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Thoughtful Thursday

The God Who Walks Through Fires With Us While reading Daniel 3:13-18 for this Sunday’s sermon, verses 17-18 really stood out for me: 17 “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. 18 But even if...

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Thoughtful Thursday: Why is Maundy Thursday Significant?

Because Good Friday is such an important day in Holy Week, we often forget how significant the day before Christ’s crucifixion was. ~It’s on this day that Judas betrayed Jesus. ~It’s on this day that Jesus washed the feet of his disciples as an example for them to be servants...

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