Music and Kids
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Music and Kids

Many years ago, when I was still just married and young, I went to an office party for the company I worked for at the time. Some of my fellow workers had imbibed a bit too much, which I guess happens at office parties. One of my good friends from the office was a bit...

Power of Bedtime Prayers
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Power of Bedtime Prayers

I came upon an article the other day entitled “The Quiet Power of Bedtime Prayers”.  It took me instantly back to when my four boys were small and the joy, and sometimes struggle, of getting all of them into bed. Sound familiar? Our boys stretched across 10 years in age. So, our household consisted of...

Joyful Worshiper
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Joyful Worshiper

It’s Sunday morning and we joyfully bounce out of bed, eagerly anticipating heading off to church. We lovingly go in and wake the kids up and make a good hot breakfast for all. When we are all dressed in our Sunday best we head to the car with smiles on our faces ready to worship...

A lot can change in a year
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A lot can change in a year

A lot can change in a year. The year speeds by and all of a sudden we are older, maybe skinnier (or not), hopefully wiser, and hopefully closer to God. These are all things we lay out for ourselves every January. When the next January rolls around we evaluate how we did. Did we meet...

Prince of Peace
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Prince of Peace

‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!’  We all have heard that many times and many of us have reason to believe it is so. We look forward to our kids coming home or seeing the grandkids or going to grandma’s house. We bake cookies and put up our tree and sing carols. We...

Be Thankful
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Be Thankful

Being thankful isn’t just for the Thanksgiving holiday. Scripture tells us to be “thankful in everything, in all circumstances” (I Thessalonians 5:18). A little song we sang back in the 70’s that Evie Tornquist made popular was “Be Thankful For the Good Things That You’ve Got”. “Oh be thankful for the good things that you’ve got Oh...

He works it out
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He works it out

Today I had a disappointment. No biggie. All of us have them to one degree or another. Some are small annoyances, while others are life changing. So, as I was sitting here at my desk I was a bit annoyed, I admit. But, then I ‘happened’ to read Romans 8:28- “And we know that in...

The Cost of Jesus
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The Cost of Jesus

Exciting and promising things are happening here at RiverStone Church! We have been waiting and working and promo-ing our new Wednesday night program for our children and the ‘Big Reveal’ will finally be here on October 3rd! For those of you who HAVEN’T heard yet (can’t imagine how that happened), it is called Kids4Truth Club....

Time for Harvest!
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Time for Harvest!

Fall is the time for harvest and we see signs of harvest everywhere. This year, especially, where everywhere we look we see apples that are loading down branches, begging to be picked. But, it didn’t happen overnight. We’ve watched those apples since last spring when they were no more than a promise with their beautiful blooms...

Absolutely Committed
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Absolutely Committed

Let me throw some statistics at you. According to the Barna Group, an Evangelical Christian polling firm, nearly half of all Americans who accept Jesus Christ as their savior do so before reaching the age of 13 (43%),.  and that two out of three born again Christians (64%) made that commitment to Christ before their...

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