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It’s Time for Youth Camp!

Loving the opportunity to serve our church family, Jon and I drove five special teens to the Potomac Youth Network camp high in the hills at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. They’re all pretty hype about the many adventures ahead, but, as you can see, I’m especially excited! I know that God wants to meet […]

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Coasting Christianity?

There is no such thing! As Paul wrote, “I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me” (Philippians 3:12). Knowing Him and growing in faith through revelation of His nature… the Christian life is intentionally active and directed. We keep our “eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and […]

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role reversal… the good kind!

Who would you say is spiritually stronger in your marriage?  I ask because it is often thought that women are more sensitive to the Lord and His leading than men are.  I know that over the years Jon has come to me for spiritual counsel and insight, and honestly, I did consider myself to exercise […]

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just do what I do

Mentorship is investment in another person’s life with the aim of helping him to grow.  For the Christ -follower, it is the goal to see the one mentored come to a place of recognizing their need of God’s grace and to also mature in their faith.  As the apostle Paul told those he spiritually fathered, […]

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checking out

Last Saturday I checked out of a hotel in midtown Manhattan and made sure to tell the front desk employee that we had an enjoyable visit.  Our overall stay in New York City (a first for many of my family members) was a great experience.  The location was within an easy walking distance to Central […]

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spiritual growth

I’m starting off 2013 with a different plan for spiritual growth than I used last year.  2012 was another year of reading through the Bible- something I love to do.  God’s Word is my delight!  His Word is truth and equips me to navigate through this life that often includes detours- do you know what […]

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