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Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflection: Faded Instructions

The summer of 1992, Michele and I took 13 middle school students to the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe area.  We should have known we had …

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fear of God
Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflection: Maybe we aren’t afraid enough

Pastor John scared the Hell out of his congregation.   Some say literally.  As he preached, Pastor John described sinful men as hanging perilously over the …

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Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflections: Righteous Indignation (Is there such a thing?)

The Annual Darwin Awards are given each year, saluting those whose actions demonstrate that the human genome is not always improving.  One such Darwin Award …

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Oligopistos - Little Faiths
Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflections: Oligopistos – Little-Faiths

In greek, Oligos means little or few. Pistos means faith or trust. Oligopistos – Little-faith. How are faith and worry related? How big is your God?

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Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflection: Leaving Money and Cleaving to the Master

Can we have money and Jesus? A Christian view of money and wealth. Matthew 6 tells us, “You can’t serve both money and God.” 

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Pastor Tim Nelson

Reflections: Curing Our Hurry Sickness

Reflection:  Curing Hurry Sickness  ‘You can’t follow Jesus at a sprint.’ – John Ortberg ‘Hurry is not of the Devil, hurry IS the Devil ‘– …

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