Tag Archives: serving

Go for the gold

You do not belong to yourself. Now there is a radical and revolutionary statement. You will not hear that from any politician, or social media guru, or any sports or movie star, or any business leader today. You may not … Continue reading

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She had a Hotline to Heaven and used it often

by Marti Fischer Along with her husband, JJ, we continue to grieve over the loss of The Catch Ministry’s Elder and Prayer Warrior, Shar’i. The Catch Ministry would not exist without the power of prayer. And I am not sure … Continue reading

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Power under

God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Fifth of July

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free … But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor … Continue reading

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As You Wish — As You Wish — Dear Lord, As You Wish

Grandpa: That day, Buttercup was amazed to discover that when Wesley was saying, “As you wish,” what he meant was, “I love you.” And even more amazing was the day she realized she truly loved him back. As You Wish … Continue reading

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Of cold heads and tree trimming

Our trees have gotten a haircut. At least that’s what it feels like lately when I get up in the morning and find the sun streaming in our windows in places where it hasn’t streamed in a long time. There’s … Continue reading

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Just for you (and everyone else!)

Ever feel like you are inadequate to give anything of significance when seeking to serve others? Do you think that this Gospel of Welcome is too far-reaching? Do you think you are too old, too young, or too busy to … Continue reading

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Recipe for a revolution

We are now at a critical juncture in our cultural history as Christians in America. We are discovering that the kingdom of God has nothing to do with the kingdoms of this world, be they political, social or religious. You … Continue reading

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More like Doug

A friend of ours who is in heaven now, made the following observations in the latter stages of terminal cancer. She and Marti developed a deep relationship via email that sustained them both through a lot even though they never … Continue reading

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Midnight on Main Street

Midnight on Main Street The shades are all drawn tight And tranquilized the daylight eyes Try to sleep away the night While out on Main Street The midnight matinee Slips into open air in the light of neon day But … Continue reading

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