Tag Archives: surviving calamity

When bad things happen

When bad things happen to people, some people get better, and some people get worse. It’s not the things that cause it, it’s the people who are already confirmed in who they are who reflect their true self in and … Continue reading

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News from the front lines

And now some words from some of our Catch members we have been praying for who were in or near the path of Hurricane Irma. Sandie and Bobbie write that they came through Irma in one piece. Lost their power … Continue reading

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The morning after

This morning I’m thinking about those people who lost everything in Texas, Florida, California, Oregon or Mexico, but the news cameras have moved on to some new disaster somewhere else in the world. For many of us who watched, it’s … Continue reading

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Church after the flood

Yesterday there was an article in the Los Angeles Times about church last Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Dickinson, Texas. The week before Pastor Jack Matkin had canceled Sunday services due to the growing floodwaters. When the … Continue reading

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