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The Light of Christmas

This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Women’s Bible Study Christmas Brunch about Jesus, the light of Christmas, (click here to access the audio version). When I was asked to give a Christmas message out of Titus, which the women studied this semester, I thought it was

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Our Daily Bread

Washed Clean

Christ is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed! Today’s devotional wasn’t written with Easter in mind, but the result of a very frustrating experience of having

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Our Daily Bread

Creator and Sustainer

Today’s Our Daily Bread devotional was based on a conversation I had with Philippe, a member of our congregation. As he patiently showed me the

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God Told Me

God Told Me Interview

Jim was interviewed about his book, God Told Me, by Kim Wier, host of “Sunday Night Live,” on 89.3 KSBJ Radio in Houston, Texas. Listen

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Our Daily Bread

Not Enough?

This is a “flashback” devotional from February 2018, the encouragement that we serve a God of abundance and blessing. However, I also appreciate the gentle

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Our Daily Bread

Righteous Among the Nations

Today’s devotionals was inspired by a visit we took to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum in Israel. Surrounding the museum is the Righteous Among the

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Books

An Extra Mile

An Extra Mile is Sharon Garlough Brown’s fourth and final installment in the Sensible Shoes series.  The fiction book series explores the lives of an

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Our Daily Bread

Winter Snow

Merry Christmas! Today’s devotional is based on the beautiful song by Audrey Assad.  If you have never seen the video, it is beautiful so I

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Our Daily Bread

Mosaic of Beauty

Today’s devotional is inspired by one of my favorite places in Israel, Ein Karem, the historic site where Mary and Elizabeth met and encouraged each

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Our Daily Bread

God is Here

Today’s devotional is inspired by this sign in our home reminding us that God is always present with us. You can read the devotional at

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Our Daily Bread

Power of Touch

  I have always been moved by the story of British doctor Paul Brand (1914-2003) who worked as a missionary in India and president of

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Isaiah

Isaiah 8 Prayer

Following is the prayer based on Isaiah 8 used at the end of today’s service.  Jim led the congregation in this responsive prayer saying the

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Our Daily Bread

Stories of Jesus

Today’s devotional captures my love of books and libraries from a very early age, but points to truth that all the libraries in the world

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Sermon Insights

My Name Is….

It was a blessing to have Marvin Williams back with us on Sunday, delivering a powerful message about Jesus enduring the shame of the cross

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