Pastor Cary's Thoughts

May 2017

May 25

What is Sin?

I have been reluctant to write about this. The title alone can create the feeling we have when hearing a dentist's drill in our mouth. No one wants to talk about sin. It can be offensive, come across as judgmental and make us feel bad. YUCK!  Generally, two thoughts occur when the topic of sin comes up. First, a person who goes...
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May 18

The Happier People

I've noticed something about people who go to church. Some experience more joy than others even when they are having similar problems. I often wonder why it is that way. For instance, Jane and Mary go to the same church and both lose their jobs. They have encountered the same challenge, yet their reactions are very...
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May 9

The Other Cost of Obedience

I have been trying to obey Christ since high school (trust me, some days are better than others). Therefore, I am familiar with the idea that following Jesus costs me something. Because I've been doing this for a while, I am okay with this principle. I don't always like it, but I am not put off by it anymore. I understand that...
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