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The Last Word

This week our annual Stewardship Devotional guide and faith card for 2015 were mailed out (if you didn’t receive one, call or pick one up in the church office). The theme for this year is “Test and See That the Lord is Good,” which is a mash-up of Malachi 3:10, “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse… Test me in this and…

Fear Ruins Lives

Fear takes away the good life. I have seen friends lately who on vacation, have gone on Zip Lines and had so much fun. While I was on vacation recently, I saw the advertisements for these and thought to myself “No way am I going up on one of those”. Too scared to try! How much life do we forfeit by being…

The Last Word

I just read an article in the New York Times that begins: “ONE of the most striking scientific discoveries about religion in recent years is that going to church weekly is good for you. Religious attendance boosts the immune system and decreases blood pressure. It may add as much as two to three years to your life.” My unscientific intuition is that…

The Info Wall

The success of the First Christian Church mission projects sign up wall has now inspired us to rename this space “The Info Wall”. It is located in the front gathering area. This is just another way to let our congregation become aware of the “happenings” in the life of First Christian Church. If you need to register for your L.I.F.E. group class,…

The Last Word

When the Disciples of Christ movement rolled across the country in the early and mid-1800s, one of the central messages was that even though we are different from one another in many ways, we are all a part of Christ’s church. It was an idea that echoed Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians: “For just as the body is one and has many…

A Facebook Fan

Time to talk Facebook. In full disclosure, I love Facebook! I’m “Friends” with old classmates. I can “see” what family is up to—especially those out of town. It also gives me an opportunity to share with my “Friends” exciting things happening in the Kircher household. With Facebook there are many opportunities where “Friends” seek guidance and prayer. A “friend” shared that her…