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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Years ago, I spent a great deal of time in the mountains rock climbing, hiking, and camping with friends. At the time I had a beloved dog that I often took with me. When the trails required squeezing between rocks or climbing up or down narrow, steep paths, my dog...

Today's Prayer
Faithful and loving God, help us to trust you with everything in life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 17:14-20

Thought for the Day

When troubles arise, I will trust God to carry me through.

Prayer Focus

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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.” 

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