Month: January 2021

Sanctity of Life: A Reflection

Even though Presidents’ Day is not until February, it is worth a side trip to Abraham Lincoln before I share a few thoughts on sanctity of life. Lincoln was a profound person. He was a man of character, wisdom, and spiritual sensitivity. It has been long debated as to how “orthodox” Lincoln’s faith was. If […]

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Celebrating the Faith of MLK

January 16 is National Religious Freedom Day, a day to celebrate with gratitude one of the essential freedoms secured by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.  January 17 is set aside as a day to remember the sanctity of life and pray against the sin of abortion. All life is sacred and […]

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Prayer Prompts from James

At our LWCC staff gathering this week, Pastor Aaron Kunce guided us through prayer prompts from the book of James, adapted from words by author Jessica Van Roekel. As you work through reading James this week, use the prompts below to guide your prayer time. 1. Rejoice in Trials [James 1:2-4] Pray with a renewed […]

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Prayers of Blessing for Living Word in 2021

Somehow to say Happy New Year, Living Word just sounds so inadequate. In light of 2020, and the realities of 2020 that continue into 2021, at least for a time, to say “happy” just sounds at least a bit superficial. Instead, I’ll say a Blessed New Year to everyone at Living Word. Blessed. Now, that […]

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