May 2015 Mission Trip

The bags are packed and the medical mission team is ready to head to Tanzania.  We are so excited because we have Dr. Mark Meyer, who will be doing orthopedic surgeries at St. Jospeh's Hospital in Moshi.  Then the 2nd week we have neurosurgeon, Dr. Ralph Reeder, who...

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Rescue

.. we stopped relying on ourselves and learned to rely only on God, who raises the dead. And *he did rescue us* from mortal danger, and he will rescue us again. We have placed our confidence in him, and he will continue to rescue us. And you are helping us by praying...

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New Wine

New Wine

“In the crushing, in the pressing you are making new wine.” When times press on and challenges become overbearing, may we remember that in this “pressing and crushing” Jesus is making new things come to fruition even when we can’t see it and even when we don’t feel...

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No Fear In Love

No Fear In Love

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment. (1 John 4: 18) With all of the fear, hate, and noise in the world today, may we be reminded that there is no fear in God's perfect, unconditional love. His Love has the...

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 Growing pains are hard. They're uncomfortable at times, but they are needed. God tells us that He works for the good of those who...

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Hope

Hope

“But the needy will not be ignored forever; the hopes of the poor will not always be crushed.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭9:18‬ Remembering our brothers and sisters across seas in Tanzania today. Clinging to the hope that those in need will not be ignored by His gracious love and...

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Rescue

Rescue

"For I called, You answered And You came to my rescue And I, I wanna be where You are." - "Came To My Rescue" When we call out to God, He always responds. His answer may not be in the most specific way we had in mind. His timing may be slightly different than our own,...

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Love

Love

“Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ ..And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭22:37, 39‬ When the media is loud and the world chaotic, may we come back to the...

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Freedom

Freedom

For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. ‭‭Galatians‬ ‭5:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬ May we use our freedom to celebrate, serve and encourage...

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Living Out Your Life

Living Out Your Life

“..beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit,...

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Love

Love

It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone....

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