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SECURE IN HOPE – Intro to Lesson 4 – July 12 – 19

What makes you feel safe and secure?  We have bank accounts, IRA’s, insurance policies, and retirement plans in the hopes that there will be enough money for our retirement years.   We have medical tests, pills, and regular checkups with doctors and dentists so that we can avoid at least some health problems and take care…Continue Reading

BLESSED BY HOPE – Intro to Lesson 3 – July 5 – 12

Remember what Eeyore said to Winnie-the-Pooh when it was snowing outside?  First, he observed in his gloomy voice, “And it’s freezing.”  And then he just couldn’t help himself and added, “However, we haven’t had an earthquake lately”.  Why is it that some people choose to see problems where others see possibilities, criticize where others express…Continue Reading


Would you agree that the word “hope” has an enormous range of meanings?  It can suggest anything from wishful thinking to an expectation that has a great degree of certainty.  For example, one might say, “I hope that my friend in India will be able to come and visit me some day”.  There is no…Continue Reading

HOW’S YOUR “Hope Quotient?”

You are invited to join with us this summer as we discover what the New Testament has to say about “HOPE”. What is it? Where does it come from? How can I experience it?             A new 7 week series beginning June 21, 2019. Study guides will be available early in June – www.westudytogether.comContinue Reading

SHARING A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT – Intro to Lesson 4 – May 24 – 31

Would you agree that good friends often extend a word of encouragement to each other?  For example, Piglet asked his friend, Winnie-the-Pooh, “Supposing a tree fell down when we were underneath it?”  After careful thought, Pooh answered, “Supposing it didn’t.”  It was just the word of comfort that Piglet needed.  It gave Piglet the courage…Continue Reading

ARE YOU WILLING TO TAKE A RISK? – Introduction to Lesson 3 – May 17 – 24

Are you an adventurous person?  Do you look for or participate in activities that will give you a thrill and cause your adrenaline to increase?  You know – hang gliding, zip lines, cat walks, sky bridges, giant swings, bungee jumping, hot air ballooning.  Adventure is defined as “undertaking a hazardous or risky enterprise or participation in an unusual event…Continue Reading

WHEN YOU WONDER WHY – Intro to Lesson 1 – May 3 – 10

Young children love to ask “why?”  They are curious and inquisitive. They have an internal drive to understand the world in which they live.  Adolescents ask “why?”  They want to gain independence, develop their own sense of values and beliefs, and some really still want to understand what is behind the decisions that others make…Continue Reading