Category Archive: True Stories

Jun 25

Our “Traveler” of Years Ago Returned

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David Johnson “a traveler” showed up at our Church three years ago worshiping with Grace Church. We were interested in getting to know him and spent time with him. David’s journey and his time spent with us, was chronicled in the March 2011 edition of the newsletter. He asked if there was a place for …

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May 30

Apples

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A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night’s dinner. In their rush, with tickets and briefcases, one of these salesmen inadvertently kicked over a table which held a display of …

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Mar 28

Miracles Happen

A little girl went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out on the floor and counted it carefully. Three times, even. The total had to be exactly perfect… No chance here for mistakes. Carefully placing the coins back in the jar …

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Jan 20

A Day Off for Discipleship

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It’s funny how sometimes our gospel lessons sync so well with what is going on in the world.  There is no greater example of this than this week, as we are in the midst of two straight weeks hearing about Jesus calling the first disciples and today marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Mar 10

A Beautiful Story for Easter…

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Things happen for a reason A brand new pastor and his wife, who were newly assigned to their first ministry, were called to reopen a church in suburban Brooklyn. They arrived in early October excited about their opportunities. When they saw their church, it was very run down and needed much work. They set a …

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