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Rev. Drs. Casey and Bob Baggott

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Old-fashioned kindness never out of fashion – wear it well!

Kindness seems like an old-fashioned word. And it does have history. It apparently derives from or i

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Establish a faith regimen to achieve spiritual excellence

Sociologist Daniel Chambliss undertook a multi-year study to better understand what separated swimme

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Sinking under the stress? Don’t go down with the ship

Not long ago we ran across the curious tale of the ship Pelicano. As author Max Lucado tells it, fro

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Worthy struggle is often more meaningful than winning

Winning can be a wonderfully exhilarating and validating experience. Who doesn’t like to win, whet

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Investing your God-given talents will pay dividends

Jesus once told a provocative little parable about a master who, in leaving town, left his possessio

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Living in a community reminds us it’s nice to be needed

Small town or big city – what’s your preference? If people are people wherever you go, maybe it

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We all have capacity for greatness, in some shape or form

We were amazed to discover a souvenir shop last summer that sold only refrigerator magnets. We occup

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Back to school? In your own way, you too can be a teacher

As fall rolls in, kids everywhere are back to their routines. They are back to school. Do the words

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Let there always be light in our lives … and let it shine

How does the Bible begin? You probably know the opening words of the Bible’s story of creation by

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Focus on God’s constancy to avoid spiritual whiplash

Many centuries ago, there lived a reluctant prophet of God in the ancient land of Judah. It was a ve

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Perhaps we too can make a haven for a ‘hippo’ or two

Several years ago a massive earthquake beneath the Indian Ocean occurred and launched a tsunami of e

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Admitting when we’re wrong is evidence of the gift of wisdom

The legend goes that Rev. Peter Miller was the pastor of a small Baptist church in Ephrata, Pennsylv