Category Archives: Richard’s Blog

Community Matters

Why are we pushing so hard in Chrio these days to get people to be in an 8 week small group?  Because… community matters.  It really does.  While the groups that we’re doing are not AA, the research below shows … Continue reading

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On Making Space for God

Read this today- good ideas here: ONE OF THE BEST WAYS to begin practicing solitude is to notice times when silence occurs naturally in our day. Even those of us who are incredibly busy have moments when we are alone, … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts from 9-11

Yesterday we spent some time remembering the events of 9-11, how they’ve affected us, and what a Christ-like response looks like. We also talked about what we’re doing this Fall in Chrio. I told (re-told) the story of Chrio and … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts from 8-21-11

This is from yesterday’s Jesus Calling– a great little devotional book: “Trust me, and don’t be afraid.  I want you to view trials as exercises designed to develop your trust-muscles. You live in the midst of fierce spiritual battles, and … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts from 8-14-11

Here’s this weeks edition of Further Thoughts from yesterday’s message: Further Thoughts- from Acts 15 Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you … Continue reading

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Even When…

God is our refuge and strength An ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear Even when… When the stock markets tumble And the economy seems in crisis. When nations twist with turmoil And governments groan and falter. When … Continue reading

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Summer is…

How would you answer that? Of course most of us would start with: HOT! When the pool is too warm to cool you off anymore, it’s fully summer. Summer is… Escape. When we can, however we can- a weekend or … Continue reading

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