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

I grew up in a pretty liturgical religious environment. Stand. Sit. Knell. Rinse. Repeat. I knew what to say, and when to say it. Honestly, there is much about my religious upbringing that I am so grateful for, and many wonderful aspects that remain in my heart to this day. One of the common liturgies I committed…

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So much is in flux right now. So much is changing that it can feel almost dizzying. How many of you have gone all day thinking it was, say, Tuesday, when it was actually Wednesday? We’re all a bit discombobulated, aren’t we? Slightly off-kilter. Too much is changing too rapidly. Just this morning someone asked…

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She just needed to talk. And, boy oh boy, did she talk. For more than 45 minutes I stood on the street corner and talked to an elderly woman that I did not know. Here’s the story…I went for a brisk walk a few days ago. I needed to get out of the house (can…

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We all tend to live hurried lives. Kids, spouses, grandkids, friends, social media, work and the daily upkeep of taking care of ourselves consumes us. Maybe you have recently retired and you are left with a busy mind and all this space to fill that you have no idea what to do with! All that…

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This week’s blog post comes from our new Lead Children’s Pastor, Brittany! Living in the “Amusement Park Capital” of the U.S. (Orlando, FL) and then the actual capital of the U.S. (Maryland/Washington DC area), I am no stranger to the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Someone was always in a hurry and there was…

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Platforms and Loincloths: How Christ Can Heal Shame And Restore Lives A long long time ago (we won’t debate specifics) existed the original “it” couple.  No, not Jay-Z and Beyonce.  Even farther back than Fred and Wilma.  Their names: Adam and Eve.  They lived in paradise: a God-made garden specifically designed to suit their needs…

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It can be a struggle, I know that. There can be days of faith and fortitude, I get that too. Sometimes it feels like one step forward and two steps back, so why even bother anymore? Sometimes it seems like nothing is working and we wonder, is God even listening? Other times there are moments…

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There is something very special about the church. Very few other places do you find so many people of different generations, races, and backgrounds – as the apostle Paul puts it in a few of his letters, we are many parts, but one body. It’s extremely beautiful and I am deeply thankful to be a…

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Welcome to 2020. It’s slightly surreal to think that we’re in the YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY.  No, actually it is VERY surreal. Yet here we are. A fresh year. A fresh decade. A new season full of possibility and promise. However, unfortunately, it can become like any other year or decade if you and I don’t…

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Have you ever walked through a difficult conflict which, when all is said and done, turned out to be a blessing in disguise?   How about encountered a difficult person who ended up being used by God to help you through something? In Joshua 5:13-15 we see Joshua have just one of those types of…

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