Author Archives: Wesley Penner

Psalms for the nations

Ruth Charles has been taking comfort from the Psalms: He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 (NIV) The pandemic is affecting … Continue reading

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Jesus’ name

Ruth Rohr shared that she is missing our singing together. Ruth was reflecting on the songs #106 and #237 from the Hymnal Worship Book had thoughts for Palm Sunday. “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”. Do we realize how … Continue reading

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If you have extra

Eldon Nafziger reminds us (in a Facebook post) of Luke 3:11 which says, “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.” As a church family we … Continue reading

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Creation

Genesis was written using a narrative or story telling format. The 2 creation accounts in Genesis are very important because they have formed much of our modern human culture. The creation story is packed with information and even if you … Continue reading

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Structuring church

1 Peter 2:4-5,9 NIV As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering … Continue reading

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What makes the world go around?

I have heard people say that “money makes the world go around”. Early on, Jesus’ disciples probably thought the same. By this time it was late in the day, so his disciples came to him. “This is a remote place,” … Continue reading

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