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C MPASS Sometimes we just have to lighten up a little. Life is serious, life is difficult but life is also interesting and fun. God gave Job a pretty serious lecture in order to humble him and bring him back to faith. The wonders of nature were the theme of the lecture. Nature can teach worthwhile lessons if we have the heart to learn, the ears to hear and the eyes to see. Donkeys. Why do donkeys have so much ridicule heaped on them? Donkeys are wonderful. A donkey of the same size is stronger than a horse. Donkeys have an incredible memory; they can remember other donkeys and places they have been many years ago. Donkeys are loyal but only if you prove your loyalty to them. Once you earn a donkey’s trust they will listen to you and follow your commands. But you must first win them over by words and actions. Donkeys are criticized for being stubborn. They are but there’s a reason for that: Donkeys have a very highly developed sense of self-preservation. If a donkey thinks something is contrary to their well being they simply will not cooperate. It is almost impossible to force or frighten a donkey into doing something it has decided it won’t do.

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Lastly, donkeys are herd animals. They hate being alone. Donkeys will herd with horses or goats or sheep. Donkeys in the wild have one senior donkey that is the leader. The leader will stay behind the herd to ward off attacks and will sacrifice itself so the herd can escape. Wild donkeys enjoy their freedom (Job 39: 508). Verse 7 says he laughs at the commotion in the city. Lighten up. Enjoy your freedom. Build loyal friendships. Stand firm on principles worth defending. Give your loyalty to those who are worthy of it.

Pastor Ted

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I CORINTHIANS: THE CHALLENGE Apostles? Prophets? - Modern Apostles (Message 22 Part II) KIDS CHURCH Grades K to 6 PRE-SCHOOLERS Ages 2 1/2 to 4 years NURSERY Birth to 2 1/2 years

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CONNECTIONS 50PLUS Bible Study / 1st Wednesday of each month / 10:00am / in The Learning Centre (May 7) Potluck Lunch / 3rd Wednesday of each month / 12:00pm / in The Chapel (May 21) EDUCATION Adult / Sundays / 9:00am / various topics and speakers / meet in the chapel (next session starts in January 2013) Next session TBA Kids TREK / Sundays / 9:00am / exploration of the Bible... become a Bible Brainiac! / meet in the Lower Auditorium HOME GROUP MINISTRIES Hartman Home Group / Mondays / 6:30pm to 8:30pm / Bible Study / at 6067 - 180A Street, Cloverdale Anonby Home Group / Wednesdays / 7:00pm / Bible Study and Discussion / in Cloverdale Davies Home Group / Wednesdays / 7:30pm / Bible Study / at 5556 - 181A Street, Cloverdale Newcomers Home Group / Thursdays / 7:00pm / Bible Study at 17972 - 65A Ave, Surrey Bennett Home Group / Wednesdays / 7:00pm / Bible Study / in Cloverdale / call 604-575-0229 Young Adults Network / Sundays / 7:00pm / in The Learning Centre MEN’S MINISTRY Men’s Breakfast / One Saturday per month / 7:30am / Breakfast and Fellowship / Lower Auditorium / Cost is only $5 (May 17) PRETEEN Freedom 527 / Tuesdays / 7:00pm to 8:30pm / Various activities and lessons / Lower Auditorium STUDENT MINISTRIES The Cause Youth / Fridays / 7:00pm / Lower Auditorium WOMEN’S NETWORK Bible Study / Tuesdays / 9:30am / in The Learning Centre / Intentional childcare available Bible Study / Thursdays / 6:30pm / at 18281 Hunter Place, Cloverdale

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GENERAL INCOME OFFERING ACTUAL $6,800 YTD $249,011 OFFERING BUDGET $6,950 YTD $271,050 MISSIONS GIVING YTD $13,516 LAST WEEK’S ATTENDANCE 197


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