Day 26 The Adventure Begins
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Day 26 The Adventure Begins

It might be too late to get tickets, but the UFO Festival in McMinnville is already half over. The speakers include a scientist from the 50’s who had firsthand knowledge of Government cover-up at Roswell, Alien abduction specialists, and researchers using the “freedom of information act” to uncover conspiracy. Along with that list is arguably...

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Day 25 The Adventure Begins

However you define success will determine your purpose! Is it : -A great career? -If you’re single, is it finding the perfect soul mate? -Is it having your children excel in a sport? -Having more time for leisure? -Is it making sure your children get into the very best college so that they can have...

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Day 24 The Adventure Begins

13 years ago our little congregation decided to step up to the edge. It was time to have a permanent foothold in the community. At the time we could afford very little as far as land was concerned but we acted in faith that our God (who incidentally owns the cattle on a thousand hills)...

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Day 23 The Adventure Begins

Yesterday a tornado swept through a sleepy little town in Arkansas. It was a EF2 with 125 mph winds. A well built house might have endured the storm with moderate damage, but the small mobile home was no challenger to such force. The broken gas line caused an explosion which finished off what the wind...

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Day 22 The Adventure Begins

Sometimes little things declare the health of a church. Just this last week: -a new couple wanted to start helping prepare morning communion -a woman before Bible study drove slowly through some surrounding neighborhoods while she prayed for those in the houses -three more people said, “we want to become members.” -Someone proposed a new...

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Day 21 The Adventure Begins

We are a little in the dark about Jesus and his family life. As the oldest, there was a weight of responsibility on him as the head of the house after the assumed passing of his father. One window into the mother son relationship happened as Jesus was on the cross. The weight of the...

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Day 20 The Adventure Begins

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. It’s one of those unique days loaded with expectations. For the husband, “Is a bunch flowers good enough? Do they have to be fancy or can I get some off ramp roses?” “Will the kids make breakfast in bed for momma?” They will of course burn the toast, spill the eggs...

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Day 19 The Adventure Begins

Two minutes and 35 seconds! Every day the sun is hanging around just a little longer. It was dark at 5 am 2 weeks ago and now I see the pending light of the new day. The front windows in our house face the northeast, and since the sun today will rise at 64 degrees...

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Day 18 The Adventure Begins

When Hungarian professor Erno Rubik invented his “cube” in 1974 he originally called it the “magic cube.” It has more than 43 quintillion possible configurations. (that’s even more than our national debt.) The official speed record is 5.25 seconds by a kid from the Netherlands at the Zonhoven open. There are scores of these conventions...

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Day 17 The Adventure Begins

There is an old saying, “It’s raining cats and dogs!” Now that would be a sight. The cats would all land on their feet and run off to get out of the rain. The dogs would get up, lick whatever hurts and then they would go search for their master seeking a head scratch from...