Mothers Are a Blessing

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My mother—preacher’s wife, Sunday School teacher, VBS director, Prayer Band president, hostess to visiting evangelists, missionaries—and mother to four—was a quiet helper to my father and a woman who had hot soup ready for lunch when we rushed in from …

Mama Maggie Book Review

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Mama Maggie by Marty Makary & Ellen Vaughn; Thomas Nelson Publishers (2015)

Once upon a time, Egypt was a flourishing center of Christian life and faith. The language of the country was Coptic and it has always been believed that

Sharing the Love of Christ

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On the Sunday following Easter, the children of St. Michael’s gathered around a wooden cross and lovingly covered it with spring flowers. While it was a fun activity for the children, the symbolic meaning runs deep. Through His work on

Finding a Spiritual Home

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While growing up, I often heard the old adage that home is where the heart is. As a child I was unable to grasp the full meaning and significance of this phrase. But as I matured, my eyes have been

Volunteers Make VBS Possible

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Vacation Bible School has been a memorable part of summer at St. Michael’s for decades. From its beginning, VBS was organized and run mainly by volunteers who worked together to create a meaningful, spirit-filled week for the children who …