Tree Service

How do we take down a huge Cottonwood tree that leans dangerously over a garage? We don’t. We didn’t have the manpower, expertise, experience, or the equipment. Even the local professionals didn’t have equipment big enough to fell this tree—and save the garage. A half dozen experienced guys worked with two cherry pickers, chainsaws, ropes …

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Endurance Running

Hebrews 12:1-3 tells us to run the race with perseverance. It can be done because Hebrews 11 is a listing of people who did it well in difficult circumstances. Marathon running in the Christian life means throwing off sins, possessions, habits, and distractions that slow us down. It means knowing the course that God has …

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God’s Glove

We are arriving at that time of the year that we use gloves more often. My favorite pair of gloves are a heavy pair labeled Dekalb. My stepdad sold Dekalb corn seed. He gave me those over 40 years ago. While hunting last year I learned that putting on vinyl/latex gloves first really makes a …

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Holy Ground

Moses receives the call of God to deliver the Israelites from Egyptian slavery and take them to the Promise Land. He is told in Exodus 3:5 to take off his sandals because he is standing on holy ground. Where was he? He was not in some grand cathedral with beautiful arches and stained-glass windows. He …

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Add Salt

Priscilla has a knack for making homemade bread. Salt is one of the few ingredients, but it is touchy. No more salt than is used, you wouldn’t think it would be important. But without enough salt, the bread simply doesn’t taste good. Add a bit too much of it and the yeast doesn’t rise. Leviticus …

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