Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!
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Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!

John 15 is one of my favorite passages. I love this verse… Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. John 15:4 ESV The word abide or some form of it appears 11 times in John 15:1-17. Abide...

All I Want for Christmas!
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All I Want for Christmas!

Families have various Christmas traditions. One that has been particularly meaningful for our family is that we allow our children to open one gift on Christmas Eve. But that gift is always some tool or resource to help them in their spiritual growth. We do this on Christmas Eve just before bed. We want to keep...

Fresh Starts & Strong Finishes
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Fresh Starts & Strong Finishes

Originally Posted by Mike Young September 2006 School started for our children this week. Some systems had already started, but in general I think we all view the week after Labor Day as a time of re-starting routines and schedules that will carry us through the fall. I have experienced the beginning of the school...