Faith

Halloween, Ghosts and... Christianity?

Halloween, Ghosts and... Christianity?

Written by:  Pastor Rebecca McDermott @ Faith Matters for Today & First Lutheran Church In May of 2010, I decided it was time to take a much-needed break after my first...

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This Week

Refreshed by God's Beauty

My husband and I slipped away to one of our favorite spots last weekend; Arbor Lodge and the Lied Conference Center in Nebraska City.  It’s close enough we can drive there in a half day but far enough away and different enough that we feel we are in…

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A Look Back

I had a moment this week while driving my children to school that changed the course of my week. I was heading south down the highway towards town, driving about 50mph when a pick-up passed me. The driver was obviously late and since I was going a little under…

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Jordan Lee

For more stories of men and women who share grief over the loss of a child click here.

As I sit, preparing to write this, I admit this: I’m a little nervous about it.

One thing I’ve learned…everyone’s experiences are different, so I ask you keep…

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You what?

When Tish’s four-year-old granddaughter, Brya, came down with the stomach flu, they had a conversation that went something like this.

Brya: Grandma, I threw up.

Grandma Tish: Oh, Brya, I’m so sad for you.

Brya: Twice.

Grandma Tish: Sometimes that happens.

Brya: In YOUR bed.

Grandma…

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Inspired by books

 

I  love reading. This is something I have encouraged in my children…though it is sometimes challenging. Especially for my oldest. I never had a problem with reading. It just happened ( I am sure there was more to it than that, but I just remember being so excited…

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What Are We Investing In?

I was driving to school to pick our two youngest boys up and I thought to myself, am I doing enough to guard and protect our faith and family? Am I investing enough time to nurture them and grow them up in God’s Glory?
We are here on this…

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