Monthly Archives: January 2005

Heaven

How amazing heaven must be! A place to live – people to share good times – food – work – new heavens – new earth – worship – song – glory – and beauty.  God has told us much about … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 26, 2005

Some time before the falling of the Iron Curtain, the Czechoslovakian National Circus made a special tour through the United States. One night, the circus’s midget decided he’d had enough of the Communist way of life, and went about defecting. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Bulimia

You may recall my comments Wednesday January 19th about the “false humility that many Christians carry with great pride.” Today, Keith Randall showed me the following January 24 writing found in C. S. Lewis’ Readings for the Year: “The crude picture of … Continue reading

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Elder Retreat

Today from 9:00 to 5:00 the church elder board met to consider the needs of our church family.  We agreed on seven topics that need to be addressed in the worship sermons this coming year.  We also reviewed the current … Continue reading

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Longhikes

Why the name Longhikes? Because… – I love to hike. – I love to hike long trails. – I do some of my best thinking when I hike full days. – Long hikes tend to give me fresh perspective on old … Continue reading

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The Stack

I’m happy I was able to complete going through my “stack.”  It’s a fearful thing to let things pile up so much that I don’t even know what’s buried in the pile.  Temperatures today were almost 40 degrees warmer than … Continue reading

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Worthy or Unworthy?

“You will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God” (2 Thessalonians 1:5). Have you noticed the false humility that many Christians carry with great pride?  They speak of their unworthiness, and then look down their noses at any who … Continue reading

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