What Do You Believe?

Immediately the father of the child cried out, “I believe; help my unbelief!”(Mark 9:24)Today is Halloween. What does that mean to you? Halloween began as Samhain, first observed by Celtic Pagans. It marked their New Year, the end of summer, and the end of the harvest season. It also signaled the beginning of winter, which they associated with death. The Celts believed the veil between the living and the dead was especially thin on Samhain, which allowed spirits of the dead to visit…

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Let the Celebration Continue

We live in a time when we are bombarded with information. With that comes the competition of who might yell the loudest for our attention. Coupled with that is a demand for our attention, which may be the most recent piece of information. Often the first casualty of an event is the headline that gets written by the next news cycle. Translation: if it is not in front of us right now, it is not happening or perhaps never happened.Here then is the…

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