Success disguised as failure

Several years ago, my husband and I bought a business—a scrapbook store named Scrap Heads that was located in a small downtown.  I’ve always been a crafter and I strongly believe in the importance of creative expression. I had also recently begun scrapbooking, so this seemed like a perfect opportunity.  It just felt right.  In

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We Are the Church

We Are the Church I’ve been listening to the Book of Acts using the Bible App on my phone.  The other day, I heard the following two verses in a fresh new way: So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of

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On Wings Like Eagles

The last few months have been challenging for most of us.  Our routines have changed; our social lives are very different than they once were; and for many, the economic situation has been difficult.  What used to be normal isn’t normal anymore.  Even our worship experiences are no longer familiar.  I know that there are

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Anchored in the Word

In the 27th chapter of Acts, we are told that Paul, along with several other prisoners, was placed on a ship headed for Rome.  After several days of slow sailing, the weather changed abruptly.  A light breeze quickly turned to gale force winds, and then strengthened to a wind of typhoon strength.  The storm continued

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