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“O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, thank you for hiding these things from those who think themselves wise and clever, and for revealing them to the childlike. Yes, Father, it pleased you to do it this way! (Mt. 11:25 NLT)  Read More

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Checkout the Latest: Revealed to Children

When Jesus turned and noticed them following Him, He asked them, “What are you looking for?” They said to Him, Rabbi (which means ‘Teacher’), where are You staying?” “Come and you’ll see.”…”We have found the Messiah!” (Jn 1:38-39,41)  Read More

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Checkout the Latest: The Gift of Welcome

(Gen 18:1-14) One of the most enigmatic episodes in the life of Abraham is his encounter with three men who approach his tent. They are variously referred to as men, angels and the Lord. While much has been written about their identity, what really stands out to me in this encounter is how the Lord calls Abraham to decide if he really trusts Him.  Read More

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Checkout the Latest: Is anything too difficult for the Lord? by Steve Stewart

As we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and His resurrection life and power in us, I am reminded of this testimony from last year’s Philippines Journey of Compassion. We were in our final barangay, giving out bags of rice and distributing water filters among the village that had been ravaged by two different typhoons. As we came to the door of one house, we could see a woman trying to come to us. She was barely moving, hobbling as she leaned heavily on the furniture. We told her not to come any farther, we would just come in ourselves. Before giving her a filter, it seemed obvious that we should pray for this poor woman. Ray asked her where she felt pain. She replied with a long list––her head, neck, back, hips, knees and feet. So Ray decided to start with her head pain. As she prayed, the woman began to smile and indicate with her hands that she felt something lifting off her. Then suddenly, she jumped up from the stool, raised her hands over her head and began to dance. I mean dance! All over the room she moved and kept saying it was all gone. We asked if she meant her head pain was gone. “No! All my pain is gone from everywhere!”  Read More

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Checkout the Latest: "Behold, I make all things new!"