Church Softball began this past week. I was placed in the all important role of catcher — where you field your worst player. But they keep me around for power hitting 😉 though I actually did hit a legitimate double. Plus a couple singles, a lot of popups, and one strike out… yes, I struck […]

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Submit One to Another

One of the principles that defines Chandler is to value women. We accept God’s calling and work in their life. I have spoken and written much about the importance of reading scripture in context and allowing the complete testimony of scripture to speak (for instance Paul writes, “when women prophesy…”, 1Cor 11:5, before writing “women […]

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shoes of peace

In the midst of summer activity planning, children’s leaders decided to use the Armor of God (Eph 6) as our theme. Starting with the Belt of Truth (or Dare) our Wacky Wednesdays will be a lot of fun! Each week has a different leader and they began to take topics. Susan suggested someone use Shoes […]

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Bradford Pear Hunt

As a kid I lived in Blue Springs, a small town blooming into a large suburb, houses and neighborhoods were growing up everywhere. And in each yard there was a Bradford Pear tree. Including my own. The trees were cheap and easy to grow. Every spring beautiful white flowers burst forth. For a child ready […]

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“…what Europe has given so far to Ukraine — roughly 1 billion euros — it hands to Russia each day for energy purchases.” — Bloomberg, April 7 “Vladimir Putin’s war of aggression runs on the money Russia gets by selling fossil fuels to Europe.” — Editorial, NYTimes Russia’s War in Ukraine is evil. Refugees run […]

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