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

A Friday Encouragement

A dozen friends helped me to write to you today.  One suggested this great passage from the Word of God.  Others provided keywords, as they asked the Lord to guide them.  I’m writing today to lift you up, with the help of the Holy Spirit. “In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a…

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3 Easter Declarations

Hello Friends, I have THREE things that I want to DECLARE to you this week, as we move into a time of commemorating and celebrating the crucifixion AND resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord. Normally in this space I would be broadcasting our service times so you can remind and/or rally your family and friends…

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Take Hold of Jesus

Hello Friends, Let’s build ourselves up in the life of faith today, looking to Jesus to learn how you and I can interact with Him with faith. “When she heard about Jesus, she came behind in the crowd and touched His garment. For she said, ‘ If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be…

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Isaiah 40:31

This is my first time sharing with all of you, and as much excitement as I feel, I am also very nervous. I decided to take a step back and reflect about the things God has been saying to me over the last two weeks. It is no longer a surprising thing when we hear how…

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4 Ways to be an Encouragement to Others

Hello Friends, The other day I had a really great interaction with someone via text. I sent off a word of encouragement as the Lord prompted my heart. Side note:  whenever you sense a “prompting” – perhaps distinctly from the Lord, or when a person “just comes to mind,” can I implore you to follow that…

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Where are we going?

I’ve had a series of thoughts on my mind for a few days now and I can seem to shake them. I have a feeling that this may likely blossom into a sermon or two in the coming weeks or months, but I’m not sure yet, so I’m just gonna put it out there, in…

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4 Proclamations of Jesus

The ministry focus and purpose of Jesus was pretty clear-cut. He declared, in no uncertain terms, in Luke 4 by quoting the Prophet Isaiah. “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,  because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners  and…

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Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Denise and I, as well as our entire pastoral staff. We love you. We miss you. We have been separated (off and on) for quite a while now, and we sincerely pray that you are well in Jesus. We’re mindful of the Apostle Paul’s words to his friends in Philippi that were…

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Jesus is King

I’m writing this on Tuesday, November 3. Before things get all crazy up in here… Before many of us sit down to an evening of riveting cable news and pundit predications… Before the last polls close… Before our social networks blow up (oh, wait, that’s been happening already!)… Before the Presidency is determined for the…

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5 Markers of a Righteous Life

Have you reached that point in 2020 where it seems like any forward movement in your life has been placed on hold?  Did you, like many, spend the first half of the year trying to make places that kept getting thwarted, only to throw your hands up and say “Maybe next year!” Can I tell…

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