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First Day of High School

This morning I dropped off my daughter Lauren and her friend Emily at high school. High school. I have a daughter in high school. The drive over was fairly quiet. I asked Lauren and Emily how they were feeling about the day.

“Nervous,” they both answered.

I asked them what makes them most nervous … academics, social dynamics, schedule and busyness, the unknown?

“All of it,” they both answered.

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God’s Purpose for Sabbath Rest

This past Sunday, Will preached on God’s intention and design for Sabbath rest by looking at the creation account in Genesis 2. He sought to answer three questions: 1) What is the purpose of Sabbath rest? 2) Why do we struggle to do it? And … 3) How do we redeem a rhythm of rest in our lives?

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