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be yourself, everyone else is taken

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

This Friday night is the second  highest holy night of the year for every child in America, Halloween! (Christmas Eve is still 1st!) I think my first experience with God came the first time I went “trick or treating”. I dressed up like my favorite action hero, I walked up to my...

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Just Listen!

Posted by Rosie Jennings on

Have you ever felt like the world has become more insensitive? I sometimes feel like we become numb to the pain around us. We can now sit in front of our TVs and watch live feeds of terrible things around the world. We can sit in front of our computers at work and watch shocking videos of...

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give it away

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

We are in the midst of our stewardship season here at our church so I thought I would pass on to you a couple of stories to brighten up your day and to challenge you at the same time.   Awhile back at a county fair, a muscle man was showing off his strength and as a final trick he...

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All of Me!

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

  There was a nine-year-old boy who lived in a rural town in Tennessee. His house was in a poor area of the community. A church had a bus ministry that came knocking on his door one Saturday afternoon. The kid came to answer the door and greeted the bus pastor. The bus pastor asked if his...

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what is your gift?

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

Have you ever met someone who is gifted? Maybe they were gifted in athletics. Maybe they had a musical gift. Maybe they were really smart! The truth is each of us has at least one gift. That’s right, you have at least one gift. Perhaps it’s not in sports or the arts, but the bible...

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your 5 hours

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

  They say that where you invest your time reveals what is most important to you. There are 168 golden hours in each week. The average person will spend about 56 of those hours sleeping, about 24 of those hours in eating and personal hygiene, and about 50 of those hours working or...

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i'm tired

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

Do you ever get tired? Maybe you are still a bit tired right now? Maybe you didn’t sleep well last night? A few years ago I came across this fun little paragraph that I think will help.  I goes like this… “I’m tired. For several years, I’ve been blaming it on...

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the lonely mug

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

The lonely  mug! I’m seeing  a lot more people going online to get their spiritual fill. In fact, you are sitting there right now reading my weekly devotion blog. It is so easy to sit in the comfort of your home or office with a cup of coffee and read a spiritual book online, or...

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Living the word

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

Well, it’s hard to believe summer has come and gone. Labor Day weekend is right in front of us. There will be cookouts, pools will be closing, school buses will once again slow us down a little, and football is in the air.  Labor Day was created to celebrate the achievements of...

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A challenge from your pastor

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

There have been a lot of famous cures in the last 100 years. A cure for smallpox, chickenpox, polio, and tuberculosis, to name just a few. If you have been on Facebook recently, you can’t help but notice all the attention to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). There are...

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