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The Gospel in a Word

we-are-framed-1475420If you had to explain the Gospel in just one word, it could be the word “relationship.”

When Jesus was asked what the greatest commandment was, His response spoke about relationship, with God, with self, and with others. 

‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang all of Law and the Prophets. Matthew 22:37-40 (NKJV)

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The Second Advent

Joy to the world web smallI love having family traditions, particularly at this time of year.  One such tradition is to begin the Advent season by attending Seattle Pacific University’s concert, “The Sacred Sounds of Christmas.” Their selected music reflects sounds from around the world, as well as the familiar hymns that stir our hearts.  I find this to be a wonderful opportunity to begin the Christmas season with a focus on the anticipation, realization, and celebration of the birth of our Savior who came to set us free. 

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2017 - Aglow's 50th Anniversary

aglow 50th 3x3 inYou may think it is a bit early for me to be thinking about Aglow’s 50 Year Anniversary, which will be celebrated in 2017 at our Global Conference. However, with that awesome occasion only months away, those of us at the Aglow Headquarters have been thinking and planning for some time already!

The number 50 is the number connected with the Holy Spirit and His work. When I think of the incredible work of the Holy Spirit, that began in 1967 in the lives of women and continues today with men now walking alongside us, I am brought to tears. Only God could have wrought such a work, such a ministry, such a movement in the earth that has stood the test of time. 

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