Silent Saturday

Pastor Sten hit it out of the park again this week. He taught us more about the events of the first Easter weekend and made such a helpful parallel for us to understand about our own lives. The Saturday between Jesus’ crucifixion and his resurrection was relatively uneventful. As Sten...

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SPECIAL UPDATE 📢

Hey Midcurrent, I’m writing to you today regarding a significant milestone in our life as a church. This June, Midcurrent will be officially welcomed as a full standing, member congregation of the Evangelical Covenant Church! So then, you might ask, what exactly have we been for the last four years??...

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Influence

A reflection on Sunday’s message: Recently at Midcurrent, we’ve been talking about “Seizing Your Divine Moment”.  The 6 weeks of this series are helping me understand more deeply about the times I have asked for God’s guidance in a decision. Often, it’s when I’ve felt weary and unsure of where...

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A Rich Inner Life

I recently read a question that helped me label something that I didn’t know was missing a label. We all know that some labels are superfluous and can make things complicated, but this one sunk in for a few days and has really helped: “Do you have a rich inner...

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Incorruptibility

Incorruptibility. Read that again. I can’t say it’s a word I’ve pondered before, but wow— what magnitude. This Sunday, Pastor Sten helped us consider the real role of integrity in our lives, and most of all, its role when it is inconvenient and it will certainly cost us in some...

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No Filter

My littlest human turns 5 tomorrow.  Baby & toddlerhood have walked through my house & shown themselves out.  I am not honest if I tell you this doesn’t hit, though it’s a smaller Mack truck than I’d planned.  So that’s nice. One thing I will miss, besides chubby feet &...

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Let the Dark Come

It’s like a Ferris wheel, really. The line to ride never ends:  Dental visits, soccer schedules, what my sister-in-law thought of the unfinished trim in the dining room, mama failure.  (& all this before I got out of bed this morning.) Unfriendly passengers stepping one at a time into my...

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The Other Side of the Dark

We just wrapped up a message series called Dangerous Prayers: 1. Search Me 2. Break Me and 3. Send Me. The second one got to me – here are my thoughts. “God purifies hearts.”  ~Proverbs 17:3. I would rather He not;  let’s be honest.  I am comfortable where I am. ...

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