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Keep control of yourself in all circumstances. 
Endure suffering, do the work of a preacher of the good news, and carry out your service fully. - 2 Timothy 4:5 (CEB)

Every Sunday our church sends a team of people to a local park with a hot meal to share with those who are hungry. Although I am part of that team, I am often tired and grumpy about serving food in the park on a Sunday afternoon. I would rather...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, fill us with zeal and joy to carry out your mission by serving others. We pray as Jesus taught us saying, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 6:9-12

Thought for the Day

How will I go above and beyond in serving God this week?

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Ponder

Today, we invite you to pause on the word "Ponder."

Before going to bed tonight, take a few minutes to ponder the events of the day. Read more...