Keeping First Things First

Chapter 19 of The Story Keeping First Things First We saw last Sunday in Chapter 19 of the story that the Jews who returned to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem became discouraged and quit.  They quickly turned from building the House of God to building their own homes.  Their priorities...

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Chapter 18, Daniel in Exile

Chapter 18, Daniel in Exile Assimilation This is an important week in the life of America.  This weekend we will once again remember those that have served our country through the armed forces.  I love America, and feel very blessed to live in the United States.  I appreciate those that...

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The Future Begins Today

Chapter 17: The Kingdoms’ Fall The Future Begins Today I love Kansas! Where else can an elementary science teacher ask her students on a test to list the four seasons and get a majority response: “Dove season, deer season, duck season, and turkey season.” I don’t know what season of...

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Watch Your Ripple

The Story, Chapter Fourteen Watch Your Ripple The decisions you make and the actions you take affect those around you. Rehoboam learned that lesson the hard way. Rehoboam followed his father Solomon to the throne of Israel. Solomon had exacted harsh labor on the people. A delegation, led by Jeroboam,...

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Faith runs

Faith runs Faith runs to, not from Faith runs to Jesus Faith runs to where people are hurting Faith runs to where there is a need Faith runs to love the unloved Faith runs to share the message of Life Faith runs to confront those who seek to do harm...

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Chapter Twelve: The Trials of a King

Chapter Twelve: The Trials of a King What to Do With Your “Third Week of March”   When Pope John Paul died, a man named Rogers Cadenhead quickly registered the web address www.BenedictXVI.com, thinking this might be the name chosen by the new pope. When Cardinal Ratzinger was elected Pope,...

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I Didn't Come For Pizza

Hallelujah — people are being drawn to HCC because they see the life and love of Jesus in YOU. I recently had the privilege of visiting with one of our regular visitors to HCC.  He is at a place in life where he is ready to make a change and...

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In His Face

The Story, Chapter 11 In His Face One of my favorite people in the Bible, second only to Jesus, is David.  It is rare to find in one man a warrior and a poet.  God would describe David as, “the man after my own heart” (I Samuel 13:14). David had...

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