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Life’s Choices – Where’s Norm?

Have you ever been afraid of an interview, a big test, a game, or speaking in front of a group of people? If so, you can remember the words of Joshua, “the Lord is with us: fear them not” (Numbers 14:9). In week 4 of our “Where’s Norm series”, Lead Pastor Ben Snyder spoke of […]

Even still, God will – Where’s Norm?

Psalm 27:13 Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness     while I am here in the land of the living When things do not feel normal, it is hard to move forward. It’s easy to let ourselves make excuses. We may say things like: “But I am too young to do this.”, […]

What’s the Plan Stan? – Where’s Norm?

The ”P” for today is Plan. After we come to terms with the fact the old normal is over, we must put it to rest. We commemorate and mourn what we’ve lost, then take time to be with God, trusting his will for our new normal and determining our purpose. In Numbers 13, after God […]

Positively Negative – Where’s Norm?

This past weekend Lead Pastor Ben Snyder stepped into Week 4 of the series “Where’s Norm?” As we apply this lesson to our daily lives, hopefully we will walk away with a deeper sense of what God wants to do in us and through us. For many of us, it would be good to focus […]

2020 Verse of the year – Where’s Norm?

If I could, I wouldn’t write anything else for today’s LIO but these verses: Psalm 27:13-14 13 Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living. 14 Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. I invite […]

Glass Art – Where’s Norm?

Creating glass art is challenging and requires a high level of skill and patience. Glass is melted down at high temperatures before it’s carefully manipulated to create a new shape. The artist must have precise timing and a good understanding of the material. Once shaping is complete, the glass is allowed to cool at a […]

Reflect While You Wait – Where’s Norm?

The last five months have been rough for everyone. I wish I could say I am a patient person, but I am not. I want things back to normal. It feels like we are stuck in limbo. Lead Pastor Ben Snyder defined this as being in the “neutral zone.” (Or are we stuck in the […]