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Watch out for the whale!!!

Throughout my life, the book of Jonah always comes up at pivotal times. Honestly, when I’m in a certain frame of mind (like where I am right now,) I prefer to avoid the ocean and the book of Jonah. Here’s … Continue reading

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The day God reordered my footsteps. Literally.

Today, as I left my building for lunch, I had a plan.  I needed to go to the bank and then get lunch.  My plan was to hit the bank first and then to find some lunch I could sink … Continue reading

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Lately, I have been in a Bible reading slump.  I hate to admit that, but there it is, on the internet, for anyone to see.  It’s not that I don’t love to dive into the Word of God and try … Continue reading

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Lessons learned inside the belly of a fish

I’ll be upfront and honest with you. I generally avoid the book of Jonah like the plague. Until today, I only saw Jonah as a rebellious man. God calls him. He runs away. He gets thrown off a boat. Swallowed … Continue reading

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How does salt lose its saltiness?

Last week at prayer, Pastor John posed a question to us: How does salt lose its saltiness? The question leads to more questions. Is the reference literal or is it figurative? Coming from a scientific background, I logically thought this … Continue reading

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