A Story for Valentine’s Day

She is. I am. We are. Us, but also not us. We, but also I and she. We are one, as God made us to be. Still, there is her and there is me. Lose yourself in each other.  Sounds like a sound premise, does it not?  It’s a recipe,...

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The More Excellent Way

“And I will show you a still more excellent way” (1 Corinthians 12:31). This sentence from the apostle Paul serves to set up his magnificent treatise on the preeminence of love in 1 Corinthians 13.  “A still more excellent way” — the words conclude Chapter 12, one that describes spiritual...

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Our Rock, Our Redeemer

“O, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer” (Psalm 19:14). From here, from there, from the uttermost parts, we came. People of faith and purpose and joy and mission gathered to celebrate the finished work of Jesus Christ. As people who stand upon the Rock, as people who build their lives...

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