Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Mission Trip to Puerto Rico

At Meadowbrook Christian School, the big class trip in high school is taken in the junior year in the form of a missions trip. Today, two young men from our church who go to Meadowbrook, Michael and Alex, will be sharing about their trip to Puerto Rico that they took this past November. They will be…
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Back to School With God

School. It's a very controversial term. Some kids are excited about returning to school and will say so. Others loath the idea of returning and make that abundantly clear. What about adults? Again, we are divided. Some are glad to have the stable, six-hours-a-day, state mandated activity return. Others dread the transportation issues, the homework,…
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Justice for All – Addressing Racism Biblically

If we believe that racism is wrong based on the objective Word of God (See "What is Our Authority"), then we should also look  to the same source for the solution of racism.  This message seeks to find a distinctively biblical method to address both our own tendencies towards bias and how to practice brining…
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Moved to Prayer

What impact does watching the news have on you? What impact does the Word of God have on you?  Sometimes, it should be the same - intense prayer.  The pain, suffering, and depravity we see on the news should drive us to call out to God.  The wonder, awe, and terror that come from getting…
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Taking the Good News to Children

But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14 NKJV) This passage emphasizes the high view Jesus had of children and the importance of us having the same.  Jesus loves kids and calls us to care for them and…
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Getting the Word Out

It's extremely valuable and meant for everyone; but some countries don't allow it.  In spite of it's universal nature, some countries can't get it.  Here in America, however, it can be found free online or for $1 at your local Dollar Tree.  What is it?  God's Word, the Bible. We often don't realize the treasure…
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Immanuel – God With Us

What kind of God do you have?  A distant God?  A detached God?  A God who is mostly confined to Sunday morning church services? The story of Christmas is the factual account of how the Creator God of the universe  became part of His creation by taking on human form.  It is the account of…
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Shoebox Sunday!

Join us today as we celebrate Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Sunday here at Elimsport!  This a a kid-centered event with upbeat songs from previous Vacation Bible Schools and other special elements designed with kids in mind.  We will be learning more about Samaritan's Purse OCC program, watch a recorded testimony of how a shoebox changed…
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Living By Truth

I was reading over some of my daughters notes from her class on conflict resolution.  I was struck by all the ways that we as humans can be different from each other:  Different in gender, different regarding our family of origin and its structure,  different regarding our culture and ethnicity, different in temperament, different in…
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Standing Strong in the Lord – Part 2

At the time Paul was writing the letter to the Ephesian church, he was a prisoner of Rome.  Jewish leaders that hated him and  the Gospel that he preached, had brought false accusations against him.  He had a strong case for his innocence, but had appealed to see Caesar in Rome because political pressures in…
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