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God Gave You 2 Ears & 1 Mouth | Listen!

Listen with your ears!

What is Code Purple? 

It’s the overlap of blue and pink. It’s where men and women interact with each other in a way that may be different than the way they are used to being. The Blue Man shows up to hear the problem, dole out a fix and get back to the game. The Pink Woman shows up desiring to talk things through and wanting you to listen. Where they overlap is what we call, CODE PURPLE.

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Finding A Safe Place in Jesus Christ

Jesus provides a safe place for his sheep

The term “Safe Space” has become a popular phrase in today’s culture. Here is the definition – “The terms safe space (or safe-space), safer space, and positive space may also indicate that a teacher, educational institution or student body does not tolerate violence, harassment, hate speech or dissenting views, thereby creating a safe place for all people.”

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Your Kids Learn in the Details

Kids Learn

The older I get, the more I am amazed at how my grown children mimicked my attitudes when they were young. I’ll never forget what my daughter told me about how I influenced her eating habits.

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The Great Summer Exodus

The Great Summer Exodus

It’s been called “The Great Summer Exodus.” Migration of families and individuals out of the pews and onto the beaches. Attendance declines as the temperature rises. And when the school bell rings, the leaves start to turn, and the fair price of gas returns, so do we.

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Made For Work in the Garden | A Calling

Made for Work | A Calling

Genesis 2:15 —  “The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

He put Adam in charge of the garden of Eden to work it and keep it. He did this before he even made Eve. When He created Eve, He said in Genesis 2:18, “Then the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

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God, Help My Unbelief | The Folly of Money

Help My Unbelief | Money Issues

Mark 9:24 (NASB) —  “Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief. 

My struggles over the past few days have been that of my unbelief. Not in God, not in my Lord, Jesus Christ, but in myself. It’s unbelief that questions “why does God care or want to help me?”

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