Freshwater Academy

Fresh Water Academy was founded in 2010. It is home to four lovely young ladies of learning and their dedicated teachers. Located in the wilds of Wyoming, the name Fresh Water Academy was chosen as a Western analogy to Christ. Just as He is the Living Water, and we must have Him to have eternal life, any desert dweller knows the importance of fresh water to life, both for self, and the nourishment of crops or livestock. By taking nourishment in God and His word, we strengthen our own relationship with Him, our faith, and the quality and abundance of our fruitfulness.

Our keystone verse is from Jeremiah, Chapter 17, Verse 8: "For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit."

The fruit that we speak of is mentioned in Galatians 5:22
"22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law."

And the heat could be anything we experience that might test our faith in God; trials and tribulations, relationships, anything that focuses our love and attention anywhere but on Him...

Monday, September 21, 2015

I know, I know.  I am such a bum.  I just got back on track, and here I am, just plain forgetting to set finger to keyboard for several days.

I could do a playlist from yesterday, or just write random reflections...Paul and I were talking yesterday, and we were thinking of recording his sermons to podcast them, but it might actually be easier just to videotape them.  Then we can load them to YouTube and share them via facebook, twitter, and this blog.

Yesterday we had a mix of old and new music; Grace Greater Than Our Sin, Flawless by Mercy Me, the Blood Medley we arranged a few years ago (Nothing But the Blood, Are You Washed, There is Power in the Blood), Blessed Assurance, Chris Tomlin's Jesus Love Me, and our circle song was 10,000 Reasons by Matt Redman.

Playlist Sunday, September 20, 2015

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