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The Season of Advent

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here The world of insurance can sure seem dreary. People rarely wake up thinking, “Today’s the day I get to sign my policy!”  On a planet that is rife with risks and uncertainties, buying insurance isn’t a get-to.  It’s a have-to – an obligation that reminds us that life doesn’t always unfold as we… Read more »


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Throughout this season of Advent our focus is “The Story of Christmas in 20 Words.”  On each of the 20 weekday mornings ending on Christmas Eve, we’ll spotlight a single word from the Gospel accounts that helps us ponder more deeply the birth of Jesus. 8. Silence Christmas features the annual collision of two deeply rooted cultural sentiments: silence and… Read more »

The Still, Small Voice

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Elijah the prophet experienced one of the Bible’s most memorable spiritual highs.  In a public contest pitting Yahweh vs. Baal, he singlehanded stared down hundreds of false prophets and won, on God’s behalf, a resounding victory. Imagine what a rush it would be to stand up in a contentious Town Hall meeting in the 21st century and say, “Just in… Read more »