Month: May 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) Dear Men of GRC, This is for you. Thursday men’s study (TMS) began after Fred and I started to talk about what would be a good way to engage the men at our church. We decided to start a men’s Bible study on Thursday nights, from 8 PM – …

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Ascension Day

Ask most people what May 5 is, and the response will no doubt be “Cinco de Mayo!”  Ask them what that means, and you’ll get blank looks (FYI, it commemorates the victory of Mexico over France at the Battle of Puebla, not Mexican Independence Day, and not the discovery of guacamole). Then tell people that last Thursday was Ascension Day, …

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How Disciples Are Actually Made

Imagine a scene in your mind. You’re helping a friend set up for a yard sale when she sets out a beautiful old violin and music books for sale. It seems much too beautiful of an instrument to markdown so dramatically to sell at a yard sale, and so you ask her about it.  She explains that she first learned to …

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