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What Color Paint in 2016?

As you put the finishing touches on 2015 and begin to think about what colors of paint you will splash upon the canvas in 2016, this is a good time to take an honest assessment of our lives. How am I doing physically? How am I doing emotionally, financially, relationally? And how am I doing in my walk with God? […]

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The Many Colors of a Chameleon

Do you ever feel like a chameleon, always having to change colors to adapt to your surroundings? Did you know that the primary reason chameleons change colors is not for camouflage? They do not need to hide from most predators since they can run up to 21 miles per hour, which helps them avoid most dangers. The primary reasons chameleons […]

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If I Only Had a Brain

In The Wizard of Oz then the Scarecrow wanted a brain. He wanted a brain so badly that he was willing to risk life and limb and follow the yellow brick road all the way to the Emerald City in the Land of Oz to ask the Wizard for one. And if you know the story, then you know that […]

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Come In Out Of The Rain

With the new year only a few days away, many of you will be going to New Year’s Eve parties. And at every party there is one person like this… someone who knows that the mathematical constant Pi is a circle’s circumference divided by its diameter or who can solve Rubik’s Cube in less than thirty seconds. They seem to […]

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Merry Christmas!!!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ” Isaiah 9:6 We wish you a Joyous and Merry Christmas.

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The Road Is Not Always Smooth

Life is full of potholes and speed bumps. You know the picture – it is warm sunny day and you are cruising down the smooth highway with the top down on your convertible “Little Deuce Coupe” when all of a sudden, without warning, you encounter a patch of very rough road. You slam on the brakes to slow down your […]

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Chocolate Sauce and Ice Cream

This Advent we are using the Vineyard devotional “The Light That Leads Us Home” in our Life Group. So far we have looked at hope, peace, and joy. This week, Christmas week, we will be looking at love. We offer you this encouraging word taken from this week’s study – “It is the Christmas quest of every heart to love, […]

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The Innkeeper

With Christmas a few days away, are you making room for Jesus. In Luke’s telling of the birth of Jesus he tells us that Joseph and Mary were turned away when they were looking for a place for Jesus to be born. In Luke 2:7 we read, “And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in […]

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No Storm Is Too Big For Jesus!

Today you might be enjoying beautiful sunny weather and “life is good,” and if so, give thanks to God for the blessing of sunshine in your life. The very last verse in the Psalms, Psalm 150:6 says this – “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the Lord.”  But today you might be facing a storm. It might […]

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We All Have a Past… And a Future!

In a world where not too much is certain, and the rules of the game seem to change, sometimes minute by minute, there is one universal certainty. And that one certainty is that we all have a past. Our past is filled with successes and failures, both big and small. Our past is filled with smiles and also with tears. […]

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