Faith Message

A weekly inspirational message

A Message for You — February 4, 2010

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He knows what it’s like by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church   I had lunch with a friend today, whom I haven’t seen for almost a year. But this is the kind of friendship in which you just sort of pick up where you left off. We caught up on the important news and before we knew it, we’d been sitting there talking for four hours. (I figure I [...]

A Message for You — January 21, 2010

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It is enough by PASTOR MARK LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words,” Romans 8:26. In the prayers we pray, we ask for many things. We pray for a sick brother, for a dying mother, for a struggling newborn, [...]

A Message for You — January 14, 2010

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Take an interest in one another by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Jim Collins, author of “Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking Is Not the Answer,” includes this reflection in his author’s notes: During my first year on the Stanford faculty in 1988, I sought out professor John Gardner for guidance on how I might [...]

A Message for You — January 7, 2010

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Another resolution by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church As the days of the New Year begin to pass, so do many promises or resolutions made with appropriate intentions. Gym memberships or home workout equipment purchased start to be neglected because of the reality of tired mornings and busy schedules. The plan to put off some vice that we have held for months [...]

A Message for You — December 31, 2009

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Are we really listening to God? by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a lookout tower. Along the way, he pointed out some of the famous sites in the park, and was so intent on talking about the history and telling the stories of Yellowstone to the tourists that he paid no attention [...]
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