Be A People Who Changes The World

If you could, how would you change the world? Have everyone get along? Work together? If you could, how would you change your community? Less crime? Fewer children wandering the streets? Where does the change begin? How would you change yourself? Change: to make or become different Matthew 5:13-16 Let me tell you why you […]

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Walk in the Spirit

Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. What does it mean to walk in the Spirit? What is Paul in Galatians really telling us to do? The Greek verb translated walking contradicts the idea that victory for Christians means that we do nothing. That we become passive or […]

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Hiding

Is the most Adam-like trait in all of us, the impulse to hide? Is hiding our most natural state…. when we struggle or sin? In the beginning, God asked Adam, “Where are you?” Adam replied, “I heard you walking in the garden, so I hid. Genesis 3: 8-10 Exodus 2:14-15 Moses fled to the land […]

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What Kind of Fruit Are You

A good tree can’t produce bad fruit and a bad tree cannot produce good fruit. A tree is identified by its fruit. Figs are never gathered from thornbushes, and grapes are not picked from bramble bushes. A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart. ” What you say flows from […]

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The advent season begins

So much life has been lived since my last post. Baby calves have been born, branded and weaned from the mamma cow, and the cycle continues. . Crops planted, harvested and now being fed. Spring rains, summer days, fall winds now turning cold. . The advent season begins. The word advent is derived from the […]

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White As Snow

Last week we were blessed with a foot of snow. North Dakota storms usually are accompanied by strong winds, but this particular storm was void any wind, leaving a heavy white blanket everywhere. We have a feedlot on the ranch. I often bring breakfast to the lunchroom at our shop, for the crew. This particular […]

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Keep Out

Not long ago the rancher and I were driving down a dusty county road when my eye caught a faded wooden sign spelling “KEEP OUT”. A mile farther, a sign was nailed to a wooden post reading ” NO TRESPASSING.” Just a few feet away from another similar sign. This is not unusual for landowners […]

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CHOOSE TO KEEP YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION

Every year I, along with millions, make a New Years Resolution. The list may read: To eat better, Exercise more, Read my Bible, Spend less money, Spend more quality time with those we love …. and the list continues. In an article from Popular Science, I quote, The simple thought–the idea that we intend to–satisfies […]

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