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Looking Up

Fall is here and as the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are turning brown, we know that some people start to get depressed. And while the holidays can be a cheery time for many, others find them discouraging or even heart breaking.



I get depressed for a different reason. My favorite football team is a perennial loser. The Spring starts out full of hope as the draft takes place and free agents are signed. Training camp and pre-season offer glimpses of possibilities. But now the season is underway and all hope of glory is lost for yet another year. Sigh!



Some people would allow the sorry state of their football team to get them down. We let a lot of things get us down. But we have the greatest hope of all in Jesus. Jesus makes it possible to endure minor disgruntlements like this with a holy perspective. But Jesus shows off even more when we deal with real tragedies in life.



So look up. Jesus has your back. He loves you and is waiting for you to fall in love with Him.

© 2006-2017 Zanesville United Brethren Church



Summer

Summer is rolling on and Fall is fast approaching. This Sunday we will be talking finding our place as Kingdom people by working together as a local community. We need each other to grow into the people God wants us to be.



The first Sunday in August brings the return of FX – Family Experience. We are planning a great program that will be sure to point our hearts and minds to Jesus. We will be learning a new virtue as well as a new song.

© 2006-2017 Zanesville United Brethren Church