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Encourager, Guide, Comforter… Doula? * 10 Minute Devotional

Our senior pastor preached a couple of weeks ago on the John 14 and the promise of the Holy Spirit. The Greek word used for the Spirit in this passage can be translated dozens of ways, from comforter to encourager to helper to guide. Dale Brunner translates it “true friend.” The NRSV and the NIV…… Continue reading Encourager, Guide, Comforter… Doula? * 10 Minute Devotional

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Top 10 Reasons to Join MOPS (Greatest Hits)

Are you the mother of a preschooler or an infant? Have you thought about finding a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group? In a couple weeks I’ll be starting my fourth year in MOPS, and I have to tell you, it has been awesome. Here’s why I’m a MOPS mama, and why you may want to become…… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Join MOPS (Greatest Hits)