Newsletter: If You Are Anxious

From ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach: If You Are Anxious About Something, Ask God From Philippians 4:6, Paul tells us: “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” What are you anxious about? If you are in Christ, Jesus tells us […]

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Newsletter: Grace Changes Everything

From ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach: We don’t deserve it, but we come to God because of His Mercy. We are all sinners. As Paul tells us in Romans 9:18: “So then he has mercy on whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills.”. We can never enter God’s presence for prayer when we are […]

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Prayer For Rain

“He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.” – Psalm 72:6 KJV By Debbie Roberts I planted a miniature red rose bush in the spring after we moved to Tulsa. It was slow to grow and I anticipated it was going to go the same way as […]

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Newsletter: Don’t worry about the darkness

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. – Proverbs 3:5-6 By Fr. Chris Waters When I was a young teen, my father took me to his homeland of England so that I could […]

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Did we find time to worship?

“Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” – Mark 10:41-42 NASB By Jay Ide Remember back at Mowrey’s, that slide that prior to the service that reminded all of us […]

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Newsletter: Loosening our grip on idols

Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. – Hebrews 12:28-29 (ESV) By Fr. Chris Waters There are many times in our lives when we feel like everything we know […]

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Newsletter: Cold, clear, pure rushing water

As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. – Psalm 42:1 By Fr. Chris Waters The visual that is stirred by this beloved psalm is one of the reasons it is so popular. A thirsty creature is a focused creature – but on only one thing – water. […]

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What is it that I hope for?

“Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13 By Frank Christel John Eldridge’s latest book “All Things New” explores Bible promises about the life ahead. His focus is on a neglected word in the passage above: hope. Faith is important, of […]

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Newsletter: Change may come

Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. – Proverbs 3:6 By Fr. Chris Waters Every evening, as Janey and I are preparing for bed, we ask about the plans for the next day. We like to know whether our day will be easy, complicated, busy and […]

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Speak and do not be silent

“When they bring you to trial and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say; but say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.” – Mark 13:11 By Betty Christel I am not one to easily share my walk […]

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