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Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many? - John 6:9 (NIV)

I noticed a need at my new church: a choir to lead congregational hymn singing. Although I’ve been part of church choirs since my childhood, the idea of directing an adult choir scared me. Yet when I mentioned the need to the elders, they asked me to organize and lead...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, the need is great, and we are small. But with your help, all things are possible. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 6:5-13

Thought for the Day

God can multiply my small offering to meet the needs of many.

Prayer Focus

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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