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SepOCt 2019

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  • Trusting
  • Can I Go On?
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WITHOUT WARNING

Karissa Whitcomb-Tavey

When you read the story in Matthew 14:22-33, how do you imagine Peter? I see him walking on the water, overcome with excitement…

WHEN FEARS BECOME REALITY

Rev. J. Dana Trent

I have always been anxious. My mother deemed me a “worrywart” at age six when my bedtime prayers became a desperate cadence of catastrophic scenarios: “Please God, no…

09/19/19 at 07:59 AM

God Gave Me a Picture

Katy Steele Barclay

I have a friend who loves adventures. He breathes them, basks in them. I’d barely made it into his driveway when he ran toward my car, stuck his…

09/18/19 at 01:48 PM

TOO FAR GONE?

Hannah Beaven & Olivia Connolly

I see you, a hopeless look in your eyes.
I see how you can’t stop asking, “Why?”
I see the tears dripping down your face.
I see you, drowning in shame and…

09/18/19 at 07:58 AM

PRACTICES THAT HELP BEAT DEPRESSION

Matthew, Sierra, Aidan, Laura & Lisa

Talk about Your Pain

When my parents divorced, I ignored my feelings and moved on. I should have…

09/17/19 at 01:48 PM

TRUSTING

Angelina Palumbo & Isabelle Billnitzer

I don’t know where I’m going, Lord.
I don’t know what I’ll do.
But I’ll keep on moving forward,
And I’ll keep on trusting you.

I know your plans are good,
And I know…

09/16/19 at 11:48 AM

WITHOUT WARNING

Karissa Whitcomb-Tavey

When you read the story in Matthew 14:22-33, how do you imagine Peter? I see him walking on the water, overcome with excitement. Then as he notices the…

09/16/19 at 07:54 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

09/15/19 at 03:47 PM

THE POWER OF PRAYER

Samantha Baltes, 24

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

James 5:16b (NIV)

I had a friend who seemed to be pulling away from her faith, so I started praying for her. At first, I couldn’t see how my prayer was affecting…

09/15/19 at 01:30 PM

POWER IN SERVICE

Kate Underwood & Adrian Agachi

“The greatest among you will be your servant.”

Matthew 23:11 (NRSV)

My church is part of a ministry to feed the hungry. Actually, the church shares the lease on a building with a local soup kitchen. In a typical week,…

09/10/19 at 11:56 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

This week, offer prayers for the people of Ghana and Nigeria.

09/08/19 at 03:59 PM

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