Three Things

What if Mary said No

I don’t think there’s anything sadder in life than to feel trapped in an unsatisfactory existence with no hope of…

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Something to Think About


Inspirational 60-second stories from Dr. Bob Long. These spots are designed to bring a word of encouragement to the community.

Something to Think About

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Daily Devotional

Friendships

I think it is fascinating how people come into our lives at different stages. I love meeting people and establishing new friendships. Sometimes these friendships are temporary due to life situation changes and adjustments. Then there are those special relationships that last a lifetime, no matter the distance or other obstacles that could hinder these connections.

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Wednesdays with Wendy
Wednesdays with Wendy

The Four Weeks of Advent

This Sunday will begin the season of Advent. We celebrate four weeks of Advent to prepare our hearts for the celebration of the birth of Christ. One practice that can help develop a deeper connection to the meaning of Christmas is to focus on a certain value each week. This Sunday we will light the first candle of the Advent wreath. Traditionally it carries a meaning of hope. We light a candle for hope because the Light of the World brought us everlasting hope. The second Sunday of Advent we will light the candle for faith. Faith is trusting in God’s everlasting love for us as His children. The third Sunday of Advent is often represented by a pink candle in the Advent wreath. The third Sunday has a special name; it is called Gaudete Sunday. “Gaudete” is the Latin word for “rejoice”. It is also a Sunday to remember Mary, the mother of Jesus. In Luke 1:46-49, we have the beautiful words of Mary singing of her joy at being part of God’s work in the world:

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Casual Fridays

California Shooting

Today I get to be “Uncle Josh”. I’m in Memphis with my brother, sister-in-law, and my nephew. We have been spending a few days together hanging out, having fun, and just spending some quality time together.

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St. Luke's Stories

Learn more about the work of St. Luke’s ministries, and stay up-to-date on events and happenings through St. Luke’s Stories.

St. Luke's Stories

John Wesley Covenant Prayer

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Strengthening Faith at Home

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St. Luke's Stories

My First Mission Trip

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