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Experience Missions In a New Way

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Experience Missions In a New Way! Anytime the subject of missions or missionaries comes up the most frequently quoted passage of Scripture is the great commission; “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying,  ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. ‘Go ...
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Kim Parker
Experience Missions In a New Way: Great post! Yes I agree the mission field is critical, not only internationally but domestically... Read More
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 17:50
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Baptism

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When someone says baptism what comes to your mind? One of the most memorable baptisms that I was part of was in Alaska. Yes, it was cold, very cold. The baptism was in a small lake in the woods a mile or two from the church. Just the thought of getting into that water was enough to make the goose bu...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
The memory of my Baptism is one of my favorite and I am very excited to learn more during our conference call!!... Read More
Thursday, 11 April 2013 21:45
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Mixed Fruit Salad

Mixed Fruit Salad
Mixed Fruit Salad B ut the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Agianst such, there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23                  I love summer when the bright, baby blue sky i...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
Thank you for that wonderful insight, Dr. Marciniszyn. That will share well with some members of my church.
Thursday, 09 May 2013 13:15
Pastor Dave Smuin
Blessings, Deb.
Thursday, 09 May 2013 13:14
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The Leaven of the Beatitudes


When one visits the Holy Land, one cannot help but be changed. Encountering the culture, the people and the history is an awakening in itself. My goal on my first trip was to encounter Jesus in every place and at every moment; to live the 'everywhereness of His thereness.' And one of my most memorab...
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Pastoral Counseling

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The role of a pastoral counselor is different than that of the psychologist, psychiatrist or secular counselor. Yes, each is in the helping profession and desires to assist people. However, the pastoral counselor is uniquely qualified to deal with presenting problems such as depression, anxiety or m...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
The insights you share from the heart of the Lord are so very helpful. Greatly appreciate reading your blogs.
Friday, 17 May 2013 13:38
Pastor Dave Smuin
This is great timing for this post. I have recently been working on our marketing materials for our ministry. We have been tryin... Read More
Thursday, 17 January 2013 19:45
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