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The Greatest Gift You Can Give

“Dear brothers and sisters, pray for us”   1 Thessalonians 5:25Typically, little children appreciate the Christmas season for one thing:  Gifts!  Sadly, that is true for many grown adults as well!   Aware of their emotional bent, we decided we would try to help our young children overcome a bit of their self-focus by having them purchase…

Just Show Compassion

“…there was a man full of leprosy; and when he saw Jesus, he fell on his face and implored Him saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”  And He stretched out His hand, and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.”   Luke 5:12-13I am very thankful that I can honestly…

Engaged, but not Entangled

Dear NCC Family and Friends, “No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.”  2 Timothy 2:4 There is a date that much of the nation has either circled on their calendar or have etched into their mental rolodex (I’m aging myself here).  It is the date of…