Pastor Sam's Reflections

Character: What Happens When No One’s Looking
September 28, 2016

Verse for Meditation: May integrity and honesty protects me, for I put my hope in you. - Psalm 25:21, NLT

The past several months we have been witness to the presidential race.  There have been many debates about issues of competence, character, and culture of the candidates to the extent that the focus is on one aspect over the others.

That got me thinking about what it rea...

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Discipline Yourself (No one else will)
September 21, 2016

Verse for Meditation: To learn, you must love discipline… - Proverbs 12:1, NLT

As students return to school and families with children's activities get into the swing of things, here is a devotion that reminds us what will get us through the busyness:

Humans are funny beings.  It used to be that many of us wanted every material thing we could get our h...

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The Blessings of a Fall Night
September 14, 2016

Verse for Meditation: The heavens tell the glory of God.  The skies display his marvelous craftsmanship. - Psalm 19:1, NLT

One of the things I used to enjoy when I was in Seattle were the cool, crisp Fall nights.  The colors of the fall leaves as dusk led to clear nights where the stars came out.  Here is a devotion that helps us savor Fall's beauty to refresh our souls:

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