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Topic: Salvation Author: Larry Ely   Every tattoo tells a story: some good, some bad, and some funny. Some tattoos were just a big mistake, but others have profound meaning and purpose behind them. In some circles, getting a tattoo can seem rebellious or unholy, but people get tattoos for all kinds of reasons. Often times, people get a tattoo to symbolize something, [...]

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Ski Club

Topic: Making Disciples Author: Larry Ely   My dad taught me how to snow ski at Seven Springs ski resort in Pennsylvania when I was very young. I started on the bunny slope and progressed to the green hills. I learned how to do the snowplow (make a “pizza” shape with my ski tips pointed inward) and do “S” curves across [...]

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Topic: Love People Author: Larry Ely   Hungry person after hungry person entered the community center today hoping for food. They came for free groceries. A man came alone carrying an empty box to put food in. A woman came with her kids and put food in her stroller. An older lady in a wheelchair came by and needed some help. I [...]

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The Zip-Line

Topic: Equipped Author: Larry Ely   The first time I rode a zip-line, I screamed as I flew though the forest and then started to enjoy the amazing ride. As I emerged from the trees, I became nervous again as the zip-line screamed over Lake Champion and quickly descended to a stop in the water. What a rush! It was super-fun and [...]

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Pets: Good vs. Evil

Topic: Devotion Author: Larry Ely   Growing up, my favorite pet was my cat “Blacky”.  At the age of 5 or 6, my cat quickly became my best friend. He played with me, slept with me, and followed me around the house. He came in from outside when I whistled for him. He would find me and comfort me when [...]

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Epic Fail

Topic: Failure Author: Larry Ely (Youth Pastor)   The Set Up: Usually, I am pretty good at video games. I can hold my own playing Call of Duty, Halo, Destiny, Battlefront, Madden, and most racing games. On this particular day, my kids talked me into playing a new game they have been enjoying called Fortnite. It is a third person [...]

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