Category Archives: Love one another

Why it’s important for Christians to come together in heart-felt community.

In John 17, Jesus seems to tie the unity of Christians to the world believing that He is truly sent from God. Jesus prayed: “My prayer is not for them alone (His first disciples). I pray also for those who … Continue reading

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Skin color, statues, & stuff

Skin color’s a dumb thing to focus on! So much pain was released when it became a way of evaluating people. Let’s quit judging people by their “color.” Eye color, hair color, skin color; does any of it really matter? … Continue reading

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12 steps for one another groups

The founders of Alcoholics Anonymous established 12 steps to help people overcome an addiction to alcohol. As the program gained success, various support groups for other addictions began to apply the steps for their own needs. In 50-something places the … Continue reading

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“God loves everybody,” but what’s that mean?

Some folks talk about God’s love to try to justify their rebellion against His love. They say things like, “Love wins,” and “God loves everybody,” but what do they mean? Is God’s love a blind sweetness that ignores our faults, condones our … Continue reading

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Humble, heart to heart connections

When you connect heart to heart with people; love looks beyond your differences. Perhaps church could meet to let people connect heart to heart and to apply what they they already know about God and His love. The Call To Worship could be: … Continue reading

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Love or sentimentalism?

Let’s move beyond sentimentalism to love! If you’re impatient; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re unkind; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re envious; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re boast; it’s sentimentalism,not love. If you’re proud; it’s sentimentalism, not love. … Continue reading

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America needs “J” for JOY

I made a “J” (for “joy”) with my hand in front of a map of America. We have relentlessly pursued happiness — but somehow we have missed out on joy. Happiness depends on happy happenings; but joy flows from deep … Continue reading

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