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Why Most People Don’t Eat

Why Most People Don’t Eat Being an active, involved part of a congregation isn’t as popular as it was a few years ago. It’s common to hear people say, “I love Jesus, but not the church.” I’ve heard a lot of excuses from people as to why they aren’t part of a local church family…

Courage    

Courage        Their names were odd, and yet, strangely, forgettable: Shammua, Shaphat, Igal, Palti, Gaddiel, Gaddi, Ammiel, Sethur, Nahbi, and Geuel.  Moses had sent twelve men to spy on the land God gave them. Ten came back with the report: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk…

ONE NATION – UNDER GOD

ONE NATION – UNDER GOD It has been 248 years since 1776.  248 years since a group of men of unequalled brilliance started a great experiment in freedom and self-governance.  That experiment succeeded – against all odds.  Many of today’s so-called intellectuals can’t really figure out why it worked.  On this holiday of remembrance, allow me…

How Do We Handle Grief?

How Do We Handle Grief? It’s been a tough 2-3 months. From April 19 to present, Karen and I have lost three of the finest Christian women that we have ever known. Last weekend, we traveled to St. Paul, MN, to celebrate the life of Pat White, one of the special ‘local grandmothers’ to Adam…

Harvest Sunday Update

Harvest Sunday Update Same Event, Different Season! Since Kansas’ wheat harvest is in the summertime and Carpenter Place’s greatest grocery need is when school is out, we thought we ought to take advantage of the opportunity to change things up! Northside’s new Harvest Sunday date is June 30. For those of you who may not…