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Always Winter – But the King is Coming

March 8, 2022
Photo: Unsplash Peter, Susan, and Lucy are with Mr. and Mrs. Beaver (Edmund is gone to find the White Witch). Mr. Beaver announces that Aslan is on the move, prompting

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Always Winter—Preaching to Ourselves

March 3, 2022
Photo Unsplash Lucy believes she has hidden away in a wardrobe. She has actually stepped through a door into the wonder-filled land of Narnia. Wandering in the winter, she encounters

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Always Winter: Promises, Promises

February 24, 2022
Photo: Unsplash Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are trudging through Narnia. The snow is thick, the air is cold, and Christmas is far away. In the face of this, they

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Always Winter, Never Christmas

February 15, 2022
Photo Unsplash by Larry Doornbos, Director Vibrant Congregations The land of Narnia. The White Witch rules, and because she does, it is always winter, but never Christmas. It is, in

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Through the Wall

February 8, 2022
Photo Unsplash by Elaine May Women’s Leadership Developer CRCNA John 21 The intimate breakfast on the beach with Jesus told to us in John 21, when Peter is asked three

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Transformed by a Toxic Culture

February 1, 2022
Photo: Unsplash Jeremiah 1:1-19 By Elaine May, CRCNA Women’s Leadership Developer Leaving Ministry Soon? Over the past year, about 38% of pastors have considered leaving ministry. The percentage increases to

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Challenges and Controversies

January 25, 2022
Photo: Unsplash Psalm 27 By Elaine May, CRCNA Women’s Leadership Developer  “The ultimate measure of a man [or woman] is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,

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The Destination or The Journey

January 18, 2022
  By Elaine May, CRCNA Women’s Leadership Developer Deuteronomy 34: 1-12 “Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah, across from Jericho. There

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Child-like: Courageous Like Children

January 11, 2022
Photo Unsplash Text: Matt 18:1-5 By Edie Lenz, Churches Learning Change My son LOVES American Ninja Warrior. If you are unfamiliar with the TV show, it is an obstacle course