Growth Through Suffering

Growth Through Suffering By Susan Fiedler Why does God let believers suffer? Well, let me get back to that. Instead, as we enter the week before Passover and Good Friday, we face another question.  Why did the Father have Messiah suffer?  Not much easier to answer! Greater minds than mine have

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Forgiveness

  Forgiveness by Susan Fiedler   Quite a few years ago I had a Vietnamese foreign exchange student in my high school chemistry class. He was cheerful and attentive, and I genuinely enjoyed having him in class.But I never had the conversation I really wanted to have with him.  I never

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Children of the King

BY Susan Fiedler Grandparents love to brag about grandchildren!  You’d think they were the only kids in the world.  Sometimes I’m tempted to inflict my recitation of minutiae from their lives upon every victim I can lay my hands on.  After all, I’m sure other people—even complete strangers—are bound to

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The Romans Road NOT Taken!

By Christine Egbert The last stanza of Robert Frost’s famous poem, “The Road Less Traveled” reads: “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” Those of us who have returned to the ancient paths, to the

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TORAH

What Scripture Says About TORAH By Christine Egbert In English Torah gets translated as LAW.  More accurately, Torah is instruction. It is God’s instruction to mankind, instructions which fall into two categories: loving God and loving our fellow man. Those who misunderstand Paul’s writings often take him out of context

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How Good And How Pleasant

How Good and How Pleasant by Susan Fiedler Earlier this month two fellowships joined together to observe Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles. God commanded His people to observe this festival in commemoration of their journey through Sinai, living in tents. (See Deut. 16:13-15) Now we also see the beauty

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Politics & Religion

Politics & Religion  by Susan Fiedler Politics and religion don’t mix. Issues and religion are inextricably linked. Please let me explain. First off, I am using the word “religion” to mean a set of beliefs, not a denomination. And “politics” refers to promotion of a political party or platform, not

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Love, True Love!

Love, True Love! (June 30, 2018) by Susan Fiedler Forty-four years ago as of yesterday I walked down the aisle in the ballroom of the Martha Washington Inn. Brent and I began our life together with a long drive to Toronto the next day, followed by a mad dash to

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