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Holy Week Passports for Children

  Q: What is a Holy Week Passport? A: A guide for children to understand and be prepared to worship with their family Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. Each service has its own page in the passport with scripture, age-appropriate definitions, and what to look for in the worship services. Kids…

Monday March 13, 2017

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. My father-in-law, who as a Christian identified primarily with the Catholic Church, loved gathering with the church no matter its branch of the…

Friday March 10, 2017

Romans 1:17 “For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, The righteous shall live by faith.”  Christians live by faith. In our daily journey through life we are guided by reason, intelligence, preferences, biology. But for the Christian underneath them all is the guidance of faith…

Thursday March 9, 2017

Romans 1:12 “…so that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.”  One of the reasons Christians gather together in churches is to be an encouragement to each other. In part we are encouraged through neighborliness, kindness, the support of companionship and friendship. But in part we are supported by seeing…

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Romans 6:1-4 What then are we to say? Should we continue in sin in order that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin go on living in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore…