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05/01/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   During my junior year of college, I took a required communications class that turned out to be one of the most challenging courses I took in college. You might be expecting me now to list all the reasons why it was the most challenging, like the professor was an awful...

04/26/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   We read in scripture that the life of Jacob, the grandson of Abraham, was a very convoluted soap opera from beginning to end. His life began as a struggle in the womb with his twin brother Esau, and this struggle between them would continue for a large portion of their...

04/10/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   Have you ever seen those videos of soldiers coming home and surprising their families? Do they make you as weepy as they do me? So moving! I don’t know if this will make any sense, but there is such power in someone being present. For any of you who have...

04/02/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   If you have ever watched news coverage of a hurricane or tornado, you are likely to see these crazy weathermen who place themselves right in the middle of the storm, in hopes of giving the audience a very real picture of what the weather looks like inside a storm...

03/20/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   One of my son’s favorite stories in scripture is the story of Jesus miraculously feeding the 5000 with only two fish and five loaves of bread. If you haven’t ever read the story before, please take the time now to read it in John 6:1-14. I am not entirely...

03/12/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   One morning last week while driving to work, I rear ended someone. Ugh. There is something about a car accident, even the smallest of ones, that has a way of stopping your day right in its tracks. Initially as it happens, there is a moment of shock, followed by...

02/24/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   Last week, during one of the polar vortex days, I was working out at the YMCA. I just so happened to glance up at the television and caught the tail end of a commercial that was advertising a “Snow Emergency Sale.” I chuckled to myself because I thought...

02/11/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   A few weeks ago, I wrote about my recent endeavor to explore the world of fasting. I know very little about it other than what I have read in the scriptures. Therefore, I have started to explore its value in the Christian life, and one of the resources I have been...

01/30/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   Fasting has always been one of those hyper-religious words for me, one I often hear and read about but have very little understanding or connection with in my own life. Besides the fast we do every year before the Good Friday service, I could probably count on one hand...

01/16/2019

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Brandon Leitnaker   The foundations of skyscrapers are quite remarkable. The technology and engineering that goes into stabilizing and supporting these giant buildings is top notch, and for good reason. They are buildings that truly touch the skies. Very impressive. The foundation is the...