Growing Wearing of Doing Good?

With all the problems in the world, it’s good for us to remind each other that God is still God – and that He is not at all stressed-out. He sees the big picture, and He knows what needs to be done – and how to do it. Of course,...

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Trust In The Lord

I think everyone can relate to a situation or experience in our lives where we thought we wanted one thing, but God wanted something better for us- we just didn’t know it at the time. Hi, I’m Connor Harris, I’m the new technology coordinator here at First Presbyterian Church.  You’ve...

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Be Still and Know …

I can sit still and be quiet. Even though my body may be still, my mind is racing in a million different directions. Endless to-do lists, conversations that need to be had, what’s for dinner, how to get that stain out of the laundry, projects left undone, new projects to...

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This week, I want to share something that has me very excited and something that has been on my heart to work towards for a while. When I applied for the Director of Children & Family Ministries position, there was quite a while that I was in what I would...

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What a Tangled Web We Weave

If we are people who love, are we not also people who hate? We love what blesses people and hate what harms them. In loving and hating in these ways, I believe we imitate the God who both loves and hates. God reserves words like, “hate,” “abomination,” and “despise” to...

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Back to School Nightmares

Oh, No! What am I going to do now? Here it is, the first day of school, and I don’t have the nametags on the jumbled desks. I notice that the kids are crowded into my classroom, waiting expectantly for some semblance of a lesson or order, but then I...

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Gratitude

My, how the summer has flown by!!! Seems like I blinked and it’s almost Fall. I feel so blessed to live in beautiful northern Idaho. Since moving here two years ago, I’ve fallen more in love with the community. The people are so friendly, making me feel more at home....

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Internalizing the Reality of What Christ Did

Let me tell you, I have had the hardest time trying to think of what to write for my last blog. But, after having gone through possibilities of a “goodbye and thank you” blog, a “recap of the 18 months of my time here” blog, or anything of that sort,...

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Reflections

Here is my blog for this week. It is a reflection over my time here at the church, hope you enjoy 🙂 I have now been in Coeur d’Alene for 9 weeks and a lot has happened since I arrived. I taught Sunday School almost every Sunday, I co-lead the...

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Summer Recipes

I will be the first to tell you I agonize over writing the blog post at times. I stress over content and I seem to never have inspiration strike when I need it most! This week instead of writing a profound thought, or sharing a cute story, I would love...

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