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Rich in God’s Love

(Jesus) said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.” Then he told them a parable: “The land of a rich man produced abundantly. And he thought to himself, ‘What should I do, for I have no place to store my crops?’ Then he said, ‘I will do this: I will pull down my barns and build larger ones,…

A Good Life

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them
— Ecclesiastes 12:1 (KJV)

This reading has so many meanings and is definitely a reality check on how we all live our lives. Every day we wake up, get dressed, feed the kids, get ready for work, come home from work,…

Salem Kids

I think we can all agree that youth and children’s programming across the board took a hit during the pandemic. And yet, I’m so thankful for Lorel Brown, Lisa Taylor, Charlotte Wallenburg, and all of the volunteers who have found creative ways to support our kids at Salem.

Next week’s musical camp is something I have missed very much in the last two summers, and I can’t wait to spend…

Follow Me

Have you ever noticed how some of the most powerful passages of scripture get right to the point?

“And Jesus wept.” (John 11:35)

“I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” (Hosea 6:6; Matthew 9:13)

“Love one another.” (John 13:34)

“Come, follow me.” (Matthew 4:19)