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Amanda Thompson

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Amanda Thompson is Ministry Coordinator for the Office of Marriage and Family Ministries.

Blog posts by Amanda Thompson

  • Monday, December 16, 2013

    Persevere! The Birth of Jesus is Near!

    Just when you think you can’t get all the gift buying, food preparation and card writing done in order to be ready for Christmas, we light that pink candle on the Advent wreath that says persevere, Jesus is on the way! It is a reminder of the importance of Jesus being born in our hearts and that the love of Christ is born through us touching those around us. Persevere with a heart that is grateful and able to look at this season with the love that was intended. We must ready our hearts, but learn a lesson of perseverance as well.