Category Archives: giving

The unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace

[I told you that while I must have dozed off in my car while waiting last Friday for Marti to get an MRI at the hospital for a diagnosis of what we are still in the dark about, I somehow … Continue reading

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FinderSeekers on this side of eternity

I thank you for your ever-mounting interest as we continue building a community of what I can best describe “On This Side of Eternity” as FinderSeekers. God knows we like to be part of something bigger than ourselves. It is … Continue reading

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‘A harvest of generosity’

God loves it when the giver delights in the giving. (2 Corinthians 9:7 MSG) It is very clear, in all the biblical teachings on giving, that God doesn’t want gifts that are begrudgingly given. He doesn’t want pain in my heart … Continue reading

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How Not-Enough gets a new name

Okay, be honest now. How long did it take for you to figure out that the Face ID to open your phone is not going to recognize you with your mask on? And having realized that, how many more times … Continue reading

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Are we hoarding or giving?

We’ve got to take care of each other. Someone helped us this morning which enabled us to help someone else. That’s the way it goes. We’ve got to look out for one another.

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An army of Grace Turned Outward

We’ve been talking a lot about MemberPartners lately. That’s because our MemberPartners are the key to the Catch Ministry. They are the ones who believe in our vision — Introducing the Gospel of Welcome — Grace Turned Outward — to … Continue reading

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Peace and good will

I don’t know if it is just a busy year, or the deep-seated cultural malaise that has set in over such political divisiveness and ill will in this country that has sucked some good out of the good cheer of … Continue reading

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Stop. Notice. Give thanks.

Most of California is bracing for a pretty strong winter storm over the Thanksgiving weekend. It has already begun in the northern part of the state. We’re always the last to get it down here in the lower corner. In … Continue reading

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