Monthly Archives: September 2018

[RadCast] James 5:16-18 — Asking in Prayer

James puts our prayer life in context, especially when it comes to what we’re asking God to do. He says that we should confess our sins to one another and pray for each other. The church is a holy family … Continue reading

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[RadCast] James 5:14-15 – Ask for the healing!

God can heal. How and when He does this is the part that requires faith on our part. Here’s what we know: when we need healing, we get the community called church together for prayer — and we make the … Continue reading

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[RadCast] James 5:13 – Struggling? Happy? Pray!

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[RadCast] Psalm 124 – Gratitude: Thank God!

I’m learning about specific gratitude in prayer. Occasionally I’m a bit too general: “thanks for a sunny day, breath in my lungs, salvation…” which is fitting and good, yet I feel challenged to be more specific in my thanksgiving. Try … Continue reading

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[RadCast] James 4

Here’s why we fight, here’s why we covet, here’s why God doesn’t give us what we want. James is the Proverbs of the New Tesetament. This little chunk of God’s Word calls us out with Truth as it calls us … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Last/First, First/Last (Mark 9:30-37)

 

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[RadCast] Psalm 1:1-2

Blessed is the one who enjoys the scripture like pancakes and mumbles about how delicious it was throughout the day.  

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[RadCast] Psalm 1:1 – Two Roads, But Only One

Choose a road — the wrong one or the right one. I choose the right one often but not always. The only one who got it right every time in every way is Jesus. Psalm 1 tells us how to … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Psalm 1 – The Boring Life of Trees

Trees just kinda stand there, but don’t let that fool you. Healthy tree roots grow deeper and deeper, finding nourishment by working for it. Their leaves bask in the sun without scorching and a strong wind just makes them wiggle. … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Control

Some of what I do as a pastor feels more like Air Traffic Control than it does ministry.  That’s not a complaint, mind you, just an illustration.  The ATC’s run the airport runways — every plane that leaves the gate, … Continue reading

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