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Tuesday Truth - Jesus was sent by God

There are at least 24 verses in the Bible where Jesus Himself says that He was sent to earth by God, including the verses…

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Friday Devotional-5 Key Thoughts to Bring Comfort to the Question. . . Why am I here?

For some the question, Why am I here?, may bring about discomfort and uncertainty. Whereas, for others the question may bring about great comfort and certainty. For most of us, this question may leave us feeling somewhere more in the middle. Wherever you are on the spectrum of knowing why you are here, my hope is that you can find some additional confidence and direction from the verses and insights that were laid upon my heart to share today.

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Thursday Thought - Preparing for Thanksgiving

Content provided by guest writer, Jenna Finkenhoefer. As someone who loves to cook, (and especially loves to eat!), AND is a recovering perfectionist, I usually spend free time leading up to Thanksgiving researching new recipes, thinking of creative ways to set the table...

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Wednesday Story of Impact - Sensory Room at Oak Park Heights Pizza Ranch

Message from Ernie Swanson Jr. ~ Our daughter Abbie was diagnosed with Autism at the age of two. We know first hand how difficult it is to go out as a family. People with Autism can have many different sensory issues. Bright lights, loud music, large crowds can cause them to have melt downs. Some are even prone to wander and have loud outbursts. This causes families to basically isolate themselves. We know many families that have never been able to take their child out to a restaurant...

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Tuesday Truths - Practicing Thankfulness

Content provided by guest writer, Jenna Finkenhoefer 10 years ago, I was dealing with some very serious health issues, and going through a period where I felt like I just couldn’t catch a break. Bad news continued to pile up on top of bad news. I was festering in a pool of sadness and negativity that I couldn’t seem to find my way out of.

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Monday Mission - DO sweat the small stuff!

We’ve all heard of the book “Don’t sweat the small stuff” by Richard Carlson. I’ll be the first to admit it’s one of my favorite books. However, sometimes I believe there IS value in sweating the small stuff.

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Friday Devotional - Answered Prayers

We’ve been walking slowly through the Book of Psalms, this week looking at Psalm 28. In this passage David rejoices in answered prayers. He’s looking back and takes the opportunity to recognize and rejoice over all that God has done for him.

Thursday Thought - Extend Community

After a couple of days talking about how to find community and the fact that God lives in community, let’s spend a minute talking about extended community – you know, the community that is bigger than our town or neighborhood. Chances are that you have family or friends who live outside of your 5-mile radius.