Monthly Archives: July 2016

View From the Shore (3.0) #1: Does Fear Keep You From Jumping In?

Another year, another set of musings from my beach chair. Forgive the typos.  Sharks. Brain-eating amoebas. Lightning strikes. All of these are reasons I’ve heard for not getting into the water in the days leading up to our annual pilgrimage to the ocean. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be the Attitude – Meek Ain’t Weak (Galatians 5:13-18, 22-23)

Every year at the 4th of July, I think about Independence Day. I don’t mean the holiday; I mean the larger-than-life Will Smith movie where a handful of Earth’s pilots and misfits fight off an alien invasion. They are up against … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be the Attitude – What are You Thirsty For? (John 4:1-15)

There once was a town high in the Alps that straddled the banks of a beautiful stream. The stream was fed by springs that were old as the earth and deep as the sea. The water was clear like crystal. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be The Attitude- Unexpected Joy (John 11:17-37)

Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted. (Matthew 5:4) Upon opening his new store, a businessman received a bouquet of flowers. He became dismayed on reading the enclosed card, that it expressed “Deepest Sympathy”. While puzzling over … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be the Attitude – Making Change (Acts 8:26-39)

“Don’t believe everything you think.” Those were the words of a Facebook post a few weeks ago. I am not really much for skimming Facebook … unless I happen to be stuck in line somewhere! But this particular post caught … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Who’s Calling? (Ex. 3:1-14; Wesley #1)

Close your eyes with me for a minute. Imagine you are out in the middle of nowhere by yourself. Some of you will immediately be transported to the mountains; others will find yourself on the sandy shores of your favorite … Continue reading

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