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Dr. Dave Lescalleet

The Blessing of Communal Solitude

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / July 3, 2020

By Dave Lescalleet As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? – Psalm 42:1-2   In this season of quarantine and social distancing, author Robert Foster offers us a timely […]

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Grief as a Gift?

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / July 1, 2020

By Dave Lescalleet The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs — heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.  For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are […]

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I Don’t Know What to Pray

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 29, 2020

By Dave Lescalleet Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses.  For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us  with groanings which cannot be uttered. – Romans 8:26   When I was a pastor, I had the opportunity to pray for a […]

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Raging into the Loving Arms of God

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 26, 2020

By Dave Lescalleet I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflicted me; the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.” – Ruth 1:21   Often with pain come difficult questions:  How could God let this happen?  Why would God allow this?  How we go […]

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The Paradoxical Nature of Jesus

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 22, 2020

By Dave Lescalleet Matthew chapters 5 through 7, The Sermon on the Mount, is considered the most famous sermon ever preached.  If you have never read through those three short chapters, do yourself a favor and do so.  Not only do they form the basis of Christ’s earthly ministry, they are also incredibly helpful in […]

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Doing Justice and Loving Mercy

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 12, 2020

By Chaplain Dave Lescalleet And what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? – Micah 6:8 In this simple verse the prophet Micah tells us:  To walk humbly with God is to know him intimately and to be attentive to what he […]

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Safe in the Day of Trouble

Safe in the Day of Trouble

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 10, 2020

By Chaplain James Gutherie For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set me high upon a rock. – Psalm 27:5 Over the course of the last several months, there has been constant and daily changes that have […]

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Come, Cover Me Up

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 8, 2020

By Chaplain Dan Barton He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall find protection; His faithfulness shall be your shield and wall.  You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day; nor of the pestilence that pursues in darkness, nor of […]

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Walking in the Dark

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 5, 2020

By Chaplain George Nix “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”– Psalms 23:4 Years ago, when my children were young, they would actually sleep with their door open. We lived in a […]

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Faith, Hope, and Love

By Dr. Dave Lescalleet / June 3, 2020

By Chaplain Thomas Meade “So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love – I Corinthians 13:13 Faith. Faith is the victory that overcomes the world.  Paul wrote, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). We can see the unseen […]

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