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Thanksgiving will pour out of the windows; laughter will spill through the doors. 

 

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  • Here are some snapshots of what we are learning and what Jesus is doing in and out of the club!

     
    Dancing in the Streets!

    Once again I have been reminded of the power and presence of worship music to change the atmosphere.  We sometimes hear in church that people just want to get the music over to get to the message but that is an...

  • Jun28Fri

    A Month of FIRSTS!

    June 28, 2019

    It has truly been an amazing month of firsts for our Manor Ministries.  We welcomed our friends and ministry mentors, Justin and Tanya Brewer, from Flagstaff, Arizona.  During their visit, we watched in amazement as the Holy Spirit brought breakthrough. It started with just one lady who works at the Manor joining us for a worship...

  • Often when we hear those words it is usually used disparagingly in that we are unable to do it, we can’t get it done and we have failed.  Well, when it comes to making yourself approved before God that is exactly right.  I have a fun moment at our latest BYOB (bring your own Bible…lol) and I was teaching on Romans 3. I...

  • It’s not an easy place to walk into.  The atmosphere is heavy, the lighting is dim, and as fully clothed woman, we are naturally out of place.  Out of place with the patrons and the girls who are working.  They can’t figure out why we are there, and I’ll be honest, sometimes neither can I!

    It is a place of...

  • Mar22Fri

    Everyone Has A Story!

    March 22, 2019

    Well the story of the Orange Crush hockey team that I captained in 2018-2019 wasn't a pretty one.  The official website credited us one more victory than we actually had lol.  We had 5 wins and 13 losses and a goal differential of -32.  We didn't like to play defense. However, having said that, the guys I bonded with on this team...

  • Feb28Thu

    Being Driven vs Being Led

    February 28, 2019

    Are you more of a person who is driven…driven to succeed, driven to perform, driven to make things happen or are you the type of person who is led… led by your instincts, led to find your sweet spot, being in the right place at the right time?  It is often more easy to recognize a driven person because of how they get things...

  • Jan2Wed

    Ready, Set, GO!

    January 2, 2019

    What are the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions??

    10. Be more spiritual

    9. Get out of debt

    8. Be more organized

    7. Spend less time on the internet

    6. spend more time with the family

    5.  be a better person

    4. Quit drinking

    3. Quit smoking

    2. Exercise

    1. Lose weight


    Here’s the problem with resolutions…. I will.  It really...

  • Dec18Tue

    The One Unplanned Pregnancy That Saved Us!

    December 18, 2018

    I was really struck by this post and it reminded me just how scandalous the birth of Jesus would appear from a human perspective.  This was the viewpoint apart from heaven coming to earth. It was the unplanned pregnancy that saved us!  This is the birth that brought us to the place of full salvation. 

     

    However, from God's...

  • Nov26Mon

    The Grace of Obedience!

    November 26, 2018

    I introduce to you today “Christmas Through The Eyes Of Joseph”  - the grace of obedience

    Matt. 1:18-25

    There are certain sayings we associate with our fathers. Here are some typical Dad quotes:

    “Ask your mother.”

     

    ”Don’t worry; it’s only blood.”

     

    ”Do I look like I’m...

  • Oct28Sun

    Spy Games!

    October 28, 2018

    So, last night I was at a fundraiser event and the person who was hosting my table looks at me and says, “I’ve been creeping you on Facebook”. I laughed and then he shared I noticed that you went to Prairie Bible College and so began a conversation that led us to discovering our mutual friends, old teachers etc… ...