Category Archives: Colossians

February 13 – We are ALL IN!

Read Colossians 1:28, 29 I am all in! My name is Steve Kern. I am married to Celeste. We have three adult children, two daughters-in-law, two grandsons, and, contrary to Pastor Nick’s preferences, a cat. Celeste and I served as … Continue reading

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January 14 – Best Year Yet – Learning from Failures

Read 1 John 5-10 and Colossians 3:23 As a high school basketball and football official for many seasons, I had the attitude to want to officiate the perfect game! You know , with no mistakes. The players and coaches work … Continue reading

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December 19 – Behind the Christmas Card – Traditions

Read 1 Corinthians 11:1-2, 2 Thessalonians 2:15 and Colossians 2:8 You’ve heard it said that “We are all creatures of habit.” Habits allow us to get mundane or repetitive things accomplished without a great deal of thought.  Confession: I am not … Continue reading

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March 25: Perfect Opportunities

Read Colossians 4:2-18 Have you ever felt like Peter, James, and John in the Garden of Gethsemane? When Jesus led them and their fellow disciples there, He Jesus invited these three to go with Him and to pray in His … Continue reading

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March 24: What Submission Has to Do With Easter

Read Colossians 3:18-4:1 It’s Thursday before Easter, and we’re reading about wives and slaves and fathers and submission, obedience and serving? Yep. I’ll be the first to admit it’s an unconventional passage for the day before Good Friday. Some call … Continue reading

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March 23: Raised With Christ!

Colossians 3:1-17 Imagine for a moment that you had some kind of serious disease and the physicians were not very sure that you would survive.  After a course of treatment however, your doctor comes into the room and tells you … Continue reading

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March 21: Supreme Lord of All

Read Colossians 1:15-23 There was no way to know God. We were stuck in darkness, blind to the only way to real life. But God. (Are there two more powerful words in the English language?) He made Himself known. He … Continue reading

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