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EASTER SATURDAY NIGHT

March 26, 2016

BY STEVE DUNN It was a grim night. The second night they had endured since Jesus had died on Golgotha. Only one of them had been there to witness the death. John in his youthfulness seemed to have no fear that the older men in their practicality had embraced. They were behind closed, locked doors. […]

TESTING

March 14, 2016

Reading: 2 Corinthians 13:5-7 I have spent a whole lot of my 60 years going to school.  12 years for elementary through high school. Four years of college. Three years of seminary. Another almost 7 working on my Doctor of Ministry.  That doesn’t even count continuing education. In the formal educational process students are constantly […]

CROSS PURPOSES

March 12, 2016

 Reading: Luke 9.23 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves  and take up their cross daily and follow me. Children are clever and sometimes, more than a little determined.  When my children were young upon my arrival at home I would often be greeted with a request, “Dad, […]

ENEMIES OF GOD

February 12, 2016

by STEVE DUNN “By the cross we know the gravity of sin and the greatness of God’s love toward us. ” John Chrysostom, 4th century “This includes you who were once far away from God. You were his enemies, separated from him by your evil thoughts and actions.” – Colossians 1:21, New Living Translation One […]