Author Archives: Rob

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Mother’s Day 2017

Today we are going to take a look at how Jesus defines greatness. Please turn with me in your Bibles to the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 20. So today we will be taking a break from our series on the Sermon on the Mount, but we will be staying in the Gospel of Matthew for

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Ask, Seek, Knock

What would you wish for if you had three wishes that would be granted, a billion dollars, fame, health or long life? Or maybe something simpler like a new car or all your debts paid off? Or maybe you would wish for something broader like world peace or an end to world hunger? Those things

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Where is Our Treasure?

Have you ever heard of Forrest Fenn? He apparently is or was a multi-millionaire art dealer, author, and Vietnam War veteran who in 2010 decided to encourage people to get up off their couches, leave their video games and televisions behind and get into the great outdoors. He did that by taking a bronze treasure

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Keeping Our Oaths

  According to a post on the McKinley-Irvin family law website, based on U.S. Census Bureau statistics In America there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. 41% of all first marriages end in divorce, that number rises to 60% of second marriages, and 73% of third marriages. People who wait to get married until

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Surgical Holiness

The movie “127 hours” is based on the story of Aaron Ralston a 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman from Aspen Colorado.  He was hiking in a canyon in Utah on a 13-mile hike, when an 800-pound boulder shifted and pinned his arm.  Knowing that nobody knew where he was, after being stuck there for 5 days, he

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Under the influence

How do you know when someone is drunk?  I actually found some answers to that question on wiki-how.  It was pretty standard stuff glassy or bloodshot eyes, smell alcohol on their breath or clothes, inability to walk a straight line, or handle simple motor function, like fumbling with their keys, spilling a drink, etc., slurred speech. 

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For God so loved

So the Nativity story is basically found in two places.  It is found in the first two chapters of Matthew and the first two chapters of Luke.  In Luke 1 we find the story of Mary being visited by the angel Gabriel who tells her that she is going to give birth to Jesus.  And

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Bucket List

As the old year-ends and the New Year begins this is a time when thinking about things we might like to accomplish or experience comes naturally to us. I don’t have an actual list, but Jacob and I have talked about a few things that we would like to do together sometime as a father

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