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E-Update: Giving Hope

by Michael D. Carlson, Lead Pastor There are times in the lives of pastors when we stand with people in places that appear hopeless. People come to us with tears in their eyes asking for a speck of hope. Be it health fears, financial hardship, or relationships that are tenuous, problems overwhelm people looking for […]

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E-Update: To-Do List Focus

by M. Sarah Breckenridge, Executive Pastor If you’re at all like me, you have a hard time not focusing on your “to-do” list. I’ll be involved in one meeting trying to think of what I have to have ready for the next. When I’m out trying to get my steps in (thanks Fitbit) I try […]

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E-Update: Where is Jesus?

by Michael D. Carlson, Lead Pastor Well, the Easter rush is over. We had at St. Andrew’s more than 10,000 people experience the journey to the cross and the empty tomb. In my years to come, I will never forget the image of a young girl looking into our tomb and looking back asking her […]

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E-Update: Having a terrible, horrible day?

by M. Sarah Breckenridge, Executive Pastor Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day You may have seen the movie or read the book, but even if you haven’t, you can really get a gist of what the plot is, just from the title: “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad […]

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E-Update: You Are the Salt of the Earth

by M. Sarah Breckenridge, Executive Pastor “You are the salt of the earth… You are the light of the world… Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” – taken from Matthew 5:13-16 As I’ve been reading, “We Make the Road […]

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E-Update: 4 Things That Matter Most

by Michael D. Carlson, Lead Pastor As many of you know, my wife has spent much of her career as a hospice nurse. She helps people make the transition from life to death. It is hard work and in her words, it is important work. She is amazing. She gave me a book to read […]

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