Newsletter

August Newsletter

As Christians, one of the primary ways that we grow in our faith is by and through regular Bible study. We cannot know what God expects us to do without regularly reading His Word and studying it. You can read the Bible and study it for many hours a week. You can seek to understand what the author originally meant to his intended audience and you can do your best to fully understand what the Scripture is saying. These are important and necessary actions that every Christian should take on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

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July Newsletter

Now that Heidi and I are in our mid-fifties, we have been spending more time in thought and prayer about how we invest ourselves in God’s Kingdom. It’s not that we never thought about it before because we most certainly have talked about it, but never in a way that altered how we live every day. Over the course of the last few years, we have fasted, prayed, and sought the Lord about future directions for life, ministry, and finances. How can we make sure that our lives matter eternally?

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June Newsletter

As I sit down to write this article, my mind continually goes to the parents, teachers, administrators, and citizens of Uvalde, Texas. It’s impossible for me to think too long about work without my mind drifting to those people. It’s another horrific loss that our nation must bear. It’s another loss that parents must bear. It’s another level of fear for all parents and grandparents who put their children on a school bus every morning. We grieve for the loss of these 19 children and their two very brave teachers. We grieve for the students, teachers, and administrators that survived and will have post traumatic stress for the rest of their lives. We grieve for the horrors of pure evil personified through one rogue 18-year-old. Our nation is deeply gripped right now in grief and rightly so. Jesus said, “Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). One of the things that each of us can do is to come alongside of those who are grieving in support of them.

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