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Stories, thoughts and reflections on the Bible from the WSFC Staff.

I have some very exciting news to pass onto you, and ask that you share it with others. We are launching in-person, on-campus, Sunday services beginning on September 20 at 9:00AM and 11:00AM. Now, it should be no surprise that our gatherings won’t look like they used to.  That’s the case for many aspects of…

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I have a Scripture for you. Does anyone else desperately need to hear the Word of the Lord right NOW? I know I do. It’s for everyone – regardless of race, age, gender, etc. etc. It’s for YOU…right now… Isaiah 26:3 says “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they…

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“Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” Matthew 26:39 If you were to ask my mom today what one of the hardest things to get me…

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This week, again on the subject of our proposed WSFC Build project, let me ask a question that only you can answer… Do you value the goal of this WSFC Build project?  It’s not a question about the cost of the project, (I’ll get to that in a minute) but rather, it’s a question about…

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January is that time of year when we again become conscious of the need to begin again.  The New Year Resolution mindset potentially effects many parts of our lives.  As we enter the last two weeks of the first month of 2018, are any of your desires for a new beginning starting to melt away? …

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Two nights ago I shared what I believe is a word from the Lord at our monthly “First Wednesday” prayer gathering, and I had a sense even then that it would be something important that would be communicated to the rest of our church. The New Testament text in our Pause Bible Reading Plan a…

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This last weekend we dropped off our 19 year old daughter Anna at her apartment in Redding, CA for the start of another year of college. Our 15 year old son Isaac just went to the Salem Center Mall to stock up on fresh clothes, binders, pens, pencils, and other misc supplies for another year…

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How lovely is your dwelling place,    Lord Almighty!My soul yearns, even faints,    for the courts of the Lord;my heart and my flesh cry out    for the living God.Even the sparrow has found a home,    and the swallow a nest for herself,    where she may have her young—a place near your altar,    Lord Almighty, my King and my God.Blessed are those who…

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Psalm 118:24. This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Summertime has come and isn’t it glorious? I would venture to say that most of us desire at some point during these warm months to journey to pleasant places, whether it’s a far-off destination, a peaceful seashore…

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Have you ever been so thirsty you would do almost anything for a drink of water? This summer my family and I along with another family from our church met up at the Green Lakes trail head at the base of South Sister in beautiful Central Oregon. By the time we all arrived it was…

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