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Blog Stats

I’ve been keeping stats of my blog  for about two weeks. The statistics are very interesting.

On what day of the week do readers read the most pages? Tuesday then Monday then Sunday.

What hours of the day are the busiest? 6 PM then 1 AM then 10 PM.

How many unique visits a day? Highest of 100 lowest 48.

Top three countries reading the blog outside of the US? China then Great Britain then Japan.

How long are readers on the blog? 75.6 % are from 0-30 minutes.

Thanks for reading.

Posted on 29th November 2007 in Ministry Development, Musings  •  Comments are off for this post
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Hansen’s 52nd Anniversary

Three of brother and sister Hansen’s adult children and several of their grandchildren are part of the MCA worship family.  Brother and Sister Hansen, pictured below, worship here too, when they are resting from their work as missionaries in Bali, Indonesia.

Happy Anniversary!

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Posted on 28th November 2007 in Anniversary  •  Comments are off for this post
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Valley needs prayer

One of our worship family’s dear little children could use God’s healing touch.  Valley, daughter of John and Danielle, has an infection that will be no match for God’s great power.  Join me in prayer for Valley’s total healing.

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Posted on 27th November 2007 in Prayer  •  Comments are off for this post
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Today, I gave away my life!

I love to give and the better the gift the more fulfilled I am.  So I’m on a quest to give the best gift.  Let’s take gifts that are not material out of the equation (love, joy, hope, peace, etc.) and see what may end up in the top five gifts I can give.

“The Ultimate Gift Giving Guide (The Bible)” states, “The life is in the blood.”  God made Adam.  By God’s personal action Adam became a living being.  All human life can be traced to God’s making Adam’s blood alive.  My natural life is from God’s blood and my spiritual life is from God’s blood.

Personally, I have a theology of blood donation.  Recently I told the phlebotomist, “Did you know that a blood donation saved my life?”  She couldn’t believe it.  “Wow!  I am impressed.  May I ask what caused you to need the blood?”  “Yes,”  I replied.  “The Donor was Jesus on the cross and the need was caused by sin.”  “That is beautiful.  I have never thought of it that way before,” she said.

Yes, I did give my life away today.  Not all of it.  Only about 600 grams.

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Posted on 27th November 2007 in Christmas, MCA Family, Message Response  •  Comments are off for this post
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It’s beginning to look alot like Christmas!

Our church family loves to throw a huge month long party celebrating the birth of our Lord. Decorating our facility requires hundreds of work hours.  Our 2007 theme reflects the glocal success of Jesus’ ministry.  When you enter we think you will find the world waiting.  I’ll keep you updated on the progress.  Our  decoration team’s work is inspirational.

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Posted on 26th November 2007 in Christmas, MCA Family  •  Comments are off for this post
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Thai Bible Study

Dale and Mary Umphrey and Chris Raymond have been blessed to be part of a Bible study in the Thai language. Most of the participants, who are from Thailand, are reporting God’s supernatural and miraculous power in their lives. Some have been gloriously saved while others have been miraculously healed!

In the photos below you will see the group preparing their Christmas choir as well as studying the scripture.

One of the group leaders made a very shocking statement, “Pastor Kent, Anchorage has three Thai Buddhist Temples………. and no Thai Christian church.”

Let’s get that changed. Immediately!

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Posted on 26th November 2007 in Glocal, MCA Family, Uncategorized  •  Comments are off for this post
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Christmas Stories?

Often the most effective communication flows through a real life story. I have never measured, but it seems to me that a large majority of Biblical revelation is presented in story form.

Will you send us your favorite Christmas stories? kentredfearn@pastorkent.me

Posted on 26th November 2007 in Christmas, Uncategorized  •  Comments are off for this post
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Help with a heated staff debate……….

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It goes like this. God brings us this new youth pastor dude. With all of our screening procedures, interviews, internet checks etc., we somehow didn’t pick up that he is a Dallas Cowboy fan. Well, this doesn’t sit well with the girl from Wisconsin, Mrs. Charles Niemann, nor the Washington born and bred Richard Seahawk Carlson, nor Colorado committed Dale Bronco Baker. Rumor has it that our Christ for the Nations trained Global Outreach director, Mike, is in full support of the new youth pastor guy. Further investigation reveals that most of our staff are not really for anyone, but most definitely anti-Dallas.

You are needed. You may be our only hope of solving our dilemma.

Who will win on Thursday? Brett and the Packs or Tony and the Boys?

Posted on 23rd November 2007 in Sports, Uncategorized  •  Comments are off for this post
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What a Church Family!

Your church family is still celebrating the goodness of God, the blessings of America, and our love for one another. Approximately 175 celebration minded folks have joined together in an all out season of rejoicing. God has been good to us in every way. Surely, we are undeserving. Yet we are grateful.

Football, foosball, video games, ping pong, board games, and veggie tales are all part of the festivities. Some watched the Dallas Cowboys pound the New York Jets, while others enjoyed catching up with friends they haven’t had opportunity to talk with for awhile.

One family, who attends Saint Anne Seton, called various organizations to find a place to serve others for Thanksgiving. When they reached our office, they were welcomed and invited to participate. He carved all the turkeys and hams! They were a unexpected blessing.

Following are a few Thanksgiving Celebration Photos.

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Posted on 22nd November 2007 in Glocal, MCA Family  •  Comments are off for this post
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Kevin’s 25th!

Kevin, our resident humorist, Minnesota yodeler, Red Green aficionado, husband of 1, dad of 3, owner of a cat and a dog (can you own a cat?), builder of the world’s greatest Alaskan lakeside cabin, Elder, Bible teacher, MCA Board Member, and all around great guy, celebrated his 25th anniversary of working on the Alaska Railroad. Sing with me. All together now, “I’ve been workin on the railroad, all my liv long days.” Okay, so your singin’s not so good. Click here.

http://www.contemplator.com/midimusic/railroad.mid

I don’t know how long it takes to fix a railroad, but should it be necessary, I hope Kevin enjoys 25 more years with the gang.

Congratulations to Kevin (and to the Alaska Railroad)!

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Posted on 20th November 2007 in Anniversary, MCA Family  •  Comments are off for this post