Valley Life Church

Archive for April, 2014

  • Our need for God and others

    Life is full of opportunity and challenges—more than any of us can really deal with on our own. Throughout the years, I have noticed: I can never get it all done. I never have time for what is important. I need some absolute cornerstone truths to hold me steady. There are theological arguments and experiences […]

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  • Be still and know

    Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that I am God”. This sentence, this thought, has come up in conversation, in prayer and in my Bible reading more and more in recent weeks. It is such a commanding and comforting verse. It sounds almost relaxing! It’s not. It’s hard. I have never thought of myself […]

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  • Teach Peace

    I saw a bumper sicker the other day that said “Teach Peace.” The sticker was speaking of the absence of war, but that’s not truly possible unless we teach selflessness. I believe that teaching peace really means teaching selflessness.  There is no true peace outside of ourselves unless we first learn to serve out of […]

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  • Trusting People with Needles

    I was at Northstar Lodge a few mornings ago getting some blood work done. I have been going there for more than 10 years and it’s always the same lady who takes my blood samples. She is a very pleasant person and makes the procedure pretty painless. The process itself is pretty simple: stick arm with […]

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