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All Things and All the Church

Paul commended the believers in Corinth in ways that he did for no others. He said that in everything they were enriched in Jesus; in all speech and knowledge. He even described them as "not lacking in any gift." But immediately he communicates a grave concern: "Each one of you is saying, "I am of P...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
I am so glad to see this post, Dr. Bennot. Like so many others, I have been in numerous "denominations." In my case, I have come ... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2013 02:16
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A Better Valentine's Day

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It is interesting to watch the marketing culture change from season to season. Last year the Valentine’s Day push came right after Christmas. However, last year, and to my unpleasant surprise, I found rows of Valentine’s gifts and decorations lining the shelves two weeks prior to Christmas. This pre...
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Thank you Mike.
Thursday, 07 February 2013 17:18
Pastor Dave Smuin
I love the idea of reaching out on these special days to someone needier than myself. I heard of someone who was alone on a speci... Read More
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 21:21
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Thank Lorella, My hope was to inspire many to do out of the ordinary things which share the love so freely given to us. ... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2013 14:13
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Bitter Expectations

As we journey through life, we often come to certain stops along the way where we use an all too familiar saying "life is good". It is a place where everything appears on the surface to be what you and I was just waiting for. Perhaps its the new job, a new home/apartment. Maybe   you have ...
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Yes, I agree. When we arrive and the expectations are not what we have built up in our minds it is an opportunity to trust the Lo... Read More
Sunday, 27 January 2013 15:23
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"Unshaken Confidence"

“UNSHAKEN CONFIDENCE” In his second letter to the Corinthians, Paul wrote: “For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life; indeed, we had the sentence of death with...
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