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Hymns at Easter

Usually it's my children asking me questions.  Not this time. 

While serving in the 2-year old Sunday school class this weekend, it was my 13 year-old Rebecca who was fielding the questions.  One of the little girls asked her why there was a picture of a palm tree leaf on the church bulletin.   Rebecca told her it was Palm Sunday, the day Jesus went to Jerusalem and that the crowds welcomed Him by waving palm branches. The inquisitive girl asked why the people welcomed Him.  Rebecca told her it was because they knew He was their Savior and they ...

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Actions Don't Speak Louder Than Words

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We often say, "Actions speak louder than words." 

Barry Meguiar disagrees.

"Actions don't speak louder than words.  Actions speak before words," he says.

In a recent edition of the short feature, Ignite with Barry Meguiar, he reminded listeners that simply living a "good life" isn't enough to lead others to Christ.  While the way we live does impact the way others receive our messageit's not the entire message.

"The phrase ... leads to the conclusion that living a life doing good things is all that God requires of us," Barry continues.  "If there is one phrase in ...

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Trivia: "OH THE PLACES WE'LL GO!"

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1-Runner-up to Boardwalk.

2-Primetime soap opera of the 90s (first round) featuring the lives and loves of young adults in a SoCal apartment complex.

3-Gets the blue ribbon.

4-Corrie Ten Boom's classic biography.

5-For instance, Richard Nixon's was a little white house in Yorba Linda.

6-According to Sripture, where hinds' feet tread.

7-It was the 60s version (TV & movie) of #2.

8-Where Troy Donahue and Sandra Dee fell in love--and then the trouble started.

9-Between this and a rock is a rough spot to occupy.

10-Seattle's downtown market.

To what places will you go (or have you ...

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Watergate Salad

  • Thursday, March 17, 2016
  • Jani Williamson
  • AAA Cafe

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A PERFECT green salad (or dessert!) for St. Patrick's Day!

I copied this recipe from the "Taste of Home" website years ago but just made it for the first time a few months ago.  It was such a hit, I have now made it several more times ... including this morning to share with my co-workers because it's a perfect green salad for St. Patrick's Day

This would be a great addition to any potluck -- and everyone will love it!  By the way, if you know WHY it is called a Watergate Salad, please let us know (we ...

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What You Need to Know About Pastor Carter Conlon

 

Kind, wise, witty, humble, passionate, generous, and bold

These are just a few of the words I would use to describe Pastor Carter Conlon.

Our team spent a week in Nashville recently for the NRB Convention, and both Pastor Carter and I were first-timers. He and the Times Square Church (TSC) team flew in for just a day of the convention (see photos below), but those 24 hours were a highlight of my week.

While there are several reasons as to why my time with TSC was such a highlight, here are just a few that I strung together in ...

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Trivia: "KO'd"

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1-Slang for person with left-leaning views.

2-Popular game played with nine dice and a whole lot of luck :-).

3-Mrs. Lennon.

4-Nuts; crazy; insane.

5-Japanese breadcrumbs.

6-Now known as FedEx Office.

7-Deciduous Chinese tree with fan-shaped leaves.

8-Lizard.  Not to be confused with the car insurance company :-).

9-Straddles the Humboldt River on Route 80.

10-His ornaments are collected by thousands.


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