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Pastor Portraits: Rev. David Dawn

Rev. David Dawn It all began on 4 February 1955. I was born in Biddeford, ME, just a few miles geographically, and light years in every other way, from the Bush Compound in Kennebunkport. My family brought me up as a Baptist. As an aside, it interests me that the Marquis de La Fayette worshipped in the same building used …

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Vows

(Author’s note: the following is the text of a sermon I preached on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at which five Sunday School students were confirmed. As every communicant member of the RCUS has taken the same vows, a reminder of the duties we have voluntarily promised to God is always timely.) As I look out over our five confirmation students …

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President’s Report – Northern Plains Classis

Esteemed Brothers, Once again we consider the state of the Northern Plains Classis. As we meet for our 29th annual spring meeting, we look back on a year that has held great blessing but also trials. In the midst of it all, God calls us to be faithful to the work over which he has set us. In order for …

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President’s Report—Northern Plains Classis

Rev. David Dawn Esteemed Brothers, Once again, the Lord has seen this classis through another year. There have been trials, but there have also been joys. As we consider the ministry of our various churches, let us give thanks to God for faithful service while also praying that the Lord will ever make us more zealous in the work of …

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Resting in the Land

I want to talk about rest—spiritual rest. In this world, all is turmoil. But for the Christian there is rest and quietness. The passage of Scripture I would like to consider may seem unusual. It is Joshua 1:10–15. Why this passage? In the book of Joshua, the Israelites come to the River Jordan, border of the land God promised to …

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