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T Minus Ten Seconds

By Debra Mason Have you ever heard of the term “T minus 10 seconds”?  It is typically used in context of a rocket launch.  For me, it signified the time before the ministry year would begin for Wellspring Kids 2016. … Continue reading

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God is Bigger than the Highs and the Lows

By Cheryl Baird God is bigger than the highs and the lows.  My daughter and I have tattoos on our left wrist that say exactly that! She suggested it last year as we were experiencing stress in our family and … Continue reading

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Busyness, Denominations, and Summer Study

    Last week I was in Columbus Ohio to join with our wider family of over 2000 churches in the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) of America. I loved eating wonderful food with many of our International Workers and … Continue reading

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Moving Forward (Acts 7:44–60)

Change is never easy. Very broadly, Living Water has navigated changes from small to large, mono-generational to multigenerational, and  monocultural to multicultural.  Very broadly, Blanchard has navigated changes from a comfortable (yet declining) stability to an uncomfortable (yet growing) change, … Continue reading

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Warrenville Update

Some of you may not know that we have a campus in Warrenville also!  It was launched in 2006 with a number of families from Blanchard Wheaton, and today our campus pastor Steve Hands will share about the blessing of … Continue reading

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Simply Working (Col 3:22–4:1)

Jesus Christ is Lord of all — of Monday through Saturday as well as Sunday, of salon, the school, and the soccer field as well as the sanctuary.  If Jesus is Lord of all, then his lordship affects our work. … Continue reading

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Root Canals, Novocain, Giving and God’s Promises

Speaking on giving at church can be like talking about root canals at the dentist; it has to be done, but nobody likes doing it. On the other hand, not talking about God’s promises on giving at church is like … Continue reading

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