Shannon Wilson

Captive Thoughts

When my mother had a stroke 5 years ago, her right frontal lobe was struck by the trauma of the hemorrhage on her brain. This trauma was centered in the language center, which meant that her brain no longer processed language in the correct way. Week after week, month after month, I sat in a …

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Citizens of Heaven

A couple of weeks ago, Aaron began our series in the book of Colossians and asked us this question: How can we know if we are growing in maturity in Jesus? One way that we know is that we live with an ever-increasing awareness that we are dual citizens – citizens of the Kingdom of …

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But God.

Pastor Todd delivered a message on Father’s Day that was centered around 2 women, one older and one just 12 years of age.  I have always loved this passage of scripture – these two daughters who encounter their Messiah when all seems lost.  I love watching Jesus, “Holiness on the move,” as he enters without …

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Secret Glory

I’ve been marveling at my azalea bushes the last couple of weeks. As I type this, I can see the row of flowers out my window and it is hard for me to look away from them to focus on my screen. They are in full bloom at the moment and I’ve decided that the …

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True Love

In recent weeks, Pastor Aaron has led us through a passage in Acts describing the way that our earliest brothers and sisters lived lives devoted to God and to each other. This sounds nice, we think to ourselves. How do we live like these first century saints? Shall we copy them? Sure, we say, we …

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