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Halloween, time change and more...

Halloween. I often get asked the weeks leading up to Halloween what I think about it. My simple answer is redeem it. That is what we have practiced the last few years and it truly has become a blessing for my family. Think about thison one night 150-200 people come to your door. Is there anything better than that? How do we redeem Halloween? We set up tables on the front ...

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Halloween and Time Change: Both an Opportunity

Halloween and Time Change: Both An Opportunity Is there any other time during the year that fifty or a hundred or more people come to your door in a span of a few hours like they do on Halloween? I would imagine the answer would be no for all of us. Halloween is the one time out of the year when the world comes to your front door. So, think through what you could do to en...

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A Missional Halloween

I heard a story yesterday at a conference I was at that I wanted to share with you. This lady shared how she was once a missions director at a church, but now a full-time mom. As a full-time mom she has not stopped living a life of mission. In fact, my take was that she was being more missional now. She shared how three Halloweens ago her family decided to stay at ho...

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Thank God for October 31, 1517

Today is a great reason to celebrate. Martin Luther at the age of 33 nailed his 95 thesis to the Wittenberg Church door 493 years ago on this day. We thank God today for Martin Luther because he held up the belief and teaching that salvation is a gift of God's grace and received by faith. He believed that it was God's work from beginning to end. Luther changed the course ...

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