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Recently, I subscribed to Paul David Tripp’s “Wednesday’s Word.” Honestly, I don’t always get around to reading it (I suspect, like many of you, I have too much email and some things don’t make the cut.). But I did read today’s edition, I was encouraged by it, and thought others might be too. So, here’s today’s “Wednesday’s Word.” If you like it, you might want to subscribe and follow it yourself.

Blessings,

Pastor Dave

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Here is a short article encouraging Christian families to attend church this Sunday, Christmas Day:

http://ftc.co/resource-library/1/2493

If you are debating whether or not to join us on Sunday, I would especially invite you to give it a careful read. I think the author gives some compelling reasons to gather with the saints on this special day.

Merry Christmas!

- Pastor Greg

One Christmas family tradition in the Halverson home has been the observation of Advent. In various ways—some formal, some lighthearted—in the days of December leading up to Christmas, we have kept this tradition.  Around the dinner table we have read Scripture and have taken turns lighting candles on an advent wreath. One of the kid’s favorite advent traditions (even now that they are all adults) is chocolate advent calendars.

Kristen and I both grew up in church traditions that formally... Read More

Brian Jose recently posted a great article on The Gospel Coalition blog about Albania. From an officially atheistic country less than a generation ago, Albania has become a country with strong evangelical church bodies who have a passion to reach the Balkans for Christ.

Please read, learn, and pray!

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/europes-backdoor-drugs-sex-trafficking-jihadism

-Pastor Dave Halverson