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Follow Me!

By Pastor Troy Warner Some people make faith so complicated. Jesus was not confusing, though. Most of the things that He asked of His friends were simple, but granted not easy. He told people to drop their plans because he had new ones for them. He wanted them to give up being in charge and…

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Fan or follower?

By Pastor Joshua Reed Recently I attended the community youth outing and saw a baseball game. I love watching baseball live, anticipating if the batter will get a hit or strike out. Which team will work harder to win that game? What amazing plays will I see on the field. Thinking someday these boys might…

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Living with regrets

By Pastor Cory Swinderman Last night, our family went to see the movie, Lightyear, at the Paris Theater. (It is hard to believe that the Toy Story franchise is still going 27 years later.) Without giving away too many movie details, one of the main themes in the movie is regret. When you let others…

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Guests For Dinner

By Pastor Troy Warner Does anyone have dinner guest anymore? I remember my Grandma Veda Hoult who always loved having friends and family over for dinner and she would cook a nice home cooked meal and set the table. She always had it figured out even up to the desert. Sometimes afterwards we played a…

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On the Mountain Top

By Pastor Joshua Reed Have you ever felt like you wanted to be closer to God? As if where you are right now is so far away. Have you not felt God’s presence in a while? Do you feel all alone in this world even in a crowded room? This is something we all struggle…

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G.P.S.

By Pastor Troy Warner GPS-An accurate worldwide navigational and surveying facility based on the reception of signals from an array of sattelites. How in the world did we make it without GPS? I know we’ve had maps and at the risk of being made fun of, I will tell you that I never learned to…

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The Difference Between Worry and Prayer

By Pastor Cory Swinderman Tony Evans tells the story about a man who was late for his flight. He sprinted through the airport terminal huffing and puffing and perspiring. As he passed a man in a pilot’s uniform, the pilot called out, “why are you in a hurry?” The breathless man shouted, “I’m late for…

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Old Cassette Tapes

By Cory Swinderman A few years ago, my Grandfather (known to me as “Papap”) passed away. He was a World War II veteran and a Nazarene Pastor for 40 years. After his death, I inherited his collection of his preached sermons (now 30 years old), preserved on old cassette tapes. A couple of weeks ago,…

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Is God really in every circumstance?

By Pastor Troy Warner, Pastor, Chrisman Christian Church As Christians, we value the knowledge of Christ, His Triumphant Victory over death and the grave. This month we will celebrate it again. Easter Sunday will be full of activities that acknowledge Jesus Christ and all that He has done and promises to do for his children.…

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Too Busy To Hear

By Pastor Cory Swinderman, Chrisman Church of the Nazarene Perhaps you too have been there. Someone is talking to you, but they do not have your full attention. Your mind is on a project, a problem, or a situation far away. You believe you are “multitasking,” but you aren’t doing a very good job of…

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