Jesus tells this amazing parable of a dad that told his two sons to go out and get some work done on the farm, the older son answered “No way pops” only later to change his mind and go and do the work. The dad also told the younger son to go get some work […]

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Our culture and society tries its best to tell us what is hot, new, hip, what we should like, what we should eat, what clothes to wear, what cars to drive, what homes to live in, what music is the best, what it means to fit in, to find acceptance…… the list goes on. Problem […]

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Hermit Crabs

Here at the beach there are tons of so-called “surf shops”, at these shops you can buy everything from key chains to hermit crabs. You can buy towels with your name on them, bumper stickers of your local beach and clothing galore. You can buy sunblock and smoothies, you can buy hats and hammocks. But […]

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Silence Speaks

Three of Job’s friends heard of all the trouble that had fallen on him. Seven days and nights they sat there without saying a word. They could see how rotten he felt, how deeply he was suffering. This is probably the best thing they could have done for Job. How often do we enter into […]

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Water Into Wine

In the book of John Chapter 2 the story is told of Jesus turning water into wine. One of the things I love about the story is when Jesus’ mother comes to him and says. Hey we are all out of wine. Jesus’ response is priceless. “Women what does your concern have to do with […]

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Units of Measure

We live in a world that loves to measure everything. We use things like ounces, grams, feet, inches, miles, pounds, miles per hour, miles per gallon, fractions, yards, gigabytes… the list goes on and on. We use them everyday and in all types of ways. For the business man its the bottom line, for the […]

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OK lets imagine for a minute that the church didn’t exist. That there were NO Sunday meetings, NO worship services, NO nothing. But lets take it a step further. Lets say that not only did the church not exist but you had never experienced it before. There were no preconceived notions on what it would […]

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