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Party with Prostitutes – Prayerful Tuesday

Party with Prostitutes – Prayerful Tuesday

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Last week a friend posted this video of Dr. Tony Compolo and I thought I’d share it with you this morning. I really don’t need to add anything except the following two requests. If you know someone who is in need of love give it to them. Don’t let stereotypes get in the way of remembering what Jesus taught and love all with the same passion as Jesus did. Enjoy the Video.  http://www.youtube.com/embed/DRBM_YY_YX0?autoplay=1 Published on Jul 25, 2013 Throwing a party for a bunch of prostitutes..... Tony Campolo shares with us what Jesus would do if he was among us once more. In fact - he shares what Jesus instructed us to do... to love one another!   May God grace you with love, and may that love warm your heart as it passes through you to someone in need. Amen Ruth Jewell, April 8, 201
Less Than Perfect – Prayerful Tuesday

Less Than Perfect – Prayerful Tuesday

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  John Bell is one of my favorite composers and lyricists.  He writes music that reaches deep inside of me and calls to me.  Most of his hymns are short chant type pieces that I am able to sing all day.  On Sunday we sang one of my favorites “Take, O Take Me As I Am” and in the place I currently reside I needed to hear those words.  You see I often wonder if worthy of the tasks God asks of me.  Sometimes doubts just creep into the corners of my mind and mock me with all of the mistakes I’ve ever made. The words of John Bell speak to those doubts, telling me God isn’t looking for perfection.  God is looking for real beings that try, fail, get up and try again.  Well that fits me to a tee.  How do I know this well?  If you look at all the people God has ever called: Moses, Abraham,