150th church anniversary
We live in a culture that trusts in everything but God. Someone who’s a Christian mentions that a loved one who’s been very sick is doing miraculously well. As I’m listening with great joy, the person turns around and knocks on wood. As if the action of knocking on wood will continue to keep…
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
150th church anniversary
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