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  • You Are One of God’s Marbles

    Posted on June 28th, 2008 Pastor Kevin Draper No comments

    Based on: Exodus 33:12-23


    You Are One of God’s Marbles
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    Have you ever played marbles?  You know,  the actual game where you put marbles in a circle and you and your opponent try to hit the marbles out of the circle.  The game certainly isn’t as popular as it once was.  It seems that it used to be the case that as you collected marbles you would see marbles of many different colors and patterns.  You would pick and choose the ones you like best.  Today, if you go to Wal-Mart and buy a package of marbles every single marble in that package is identical.

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  • Who are you listening to

    Posted on June 21st, 2008 Pastor Kevin Draper No comments

    Based on: Jeremiah 28:5-9


    Who are you listening to?
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    Perhaps if you are a parent you have had the same experience I have had.  Something happens in the house – something breaks, a picture that was on the wall is now on the floor in pieces – and no one seems to know what happened.  Or perhaps everyone knows that someone else did it.  You get two or more stories about what happened and they all seem to contradict each other.  Who do you believe? You may not have any way of knowing the truth, you just have to trust that one of them is telling the truth, but by believing one story you are choosing not to believe the other story.

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  • We Need a Hero

    Posted on June 14th, 2008 Pastor Kevin Draper No comments

    Based on: Jeremiah 20:7-13


    We Need a Hero
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    What is it with all these movies about super heroes? Over the past 20 years there have been movies about Superman, Batman, the Incredible Hulk, and Spider-Man, to name just a few. Since 1989 there have been at least five Batman movies and there is another one coming out this summer. Why do we have this fascination with super heroes? Do you think that people recognize the need for something or someone bigger than themselves? Deep within each one of us is that understanding that there is evil in this world and that we on our own cannot overcome it. The world needs a hero. We need a hero.

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  • Vacation Wrap Up

    Posted on June 10th, 2008 Sallie No comments

    We had a wonderful time camping at Custer State Park and visiting the Badlands, Wind Cave and Mt. Rushmore. Although photos and video can’t fully capture the thrills, they are wonderful reminders of the fun.  So we invite you to browse our 159 photos and watch the highlight video below.

    Watch our Vacation Highlights (.wmv – 32.5 MB – 4:13)

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    Here are a couple of then and now photos of our family from 2003, when we last visited these sites, and this year. We are so very blessed!!!

    Then and now

    Then and now family