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We All Get the Blues

We all get blue.  It is a common part of life, so common that we have an entire music genre dedicated to singing about “the blues.”  Many of us will even face depression, which often comes with stigma, guilt, and a host of other feelings that make the problem even worse.  But our God is a God of hope.  He …

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Portrait: Rev. Lee Johnson

  I grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee, as a United Methodist. My loving parents taught me the Word, but it was not until the summer after my sixth grade year that the Lord called me to Himself. It was during a youth retreat and a sermon series on King Saul where God drove home to my heart that going through …

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Love is in Air at HYC

The Northern Plains and South Central Classes got together for their annual Heidelberg Youth Camp July 22–26, at Camp Bob Marshall in the Black Hills of South Dakota. On display this year at camp was love. HYC 2013 will be remembered as the year of love. You are probably asking yourself “why is that?” Well, our new director, as nominated …

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Thankfulness in the Psalms

Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I could list a million reasons why I grew up loving Thanksgiving Day: great food, family, and friends, fall becoming winter, vacation from school, turkey, pies as a staple of every meal, and I could go on and on. We as Christians are called to be thankful. But how …

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South Central Classis: Spring of 2012

This year the South Central Classis met in Sutton, NE, at the Emmanuel Reformed Church. The delegates gathered early to experience a great meal. I mean an unbelievable meal, reminding us of the great bounty God has given. We had prime rib steak that was as big as your face and 1.5 inches thick. It was accompanied by an au …

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