Fellowship is More than What We Assume

‌One of our members recently encountered a bout of illness and was hospitalized. It has been a difficult time.‌ As she was visited, she underscored several times how much the prayers and meals, visits, etc. have meant to them. She said:‌ “Sometimes you think that God has given you more than you can handle –Continue reading “Fellowship is More than What We Assume”

Abram’s Response to the God of Promise

The sinking of the Titanic was one of the worst maritime disasters in history. The British luxury liner on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, struck an iceberg about 95 miles south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland just before midnight on April 14, 1912. Of the more than 2220 persons aboard,Continue reading “Abram’s Response to the God of Promise”

A Few Thoughts on Losing

Spending a few days in Ocean City, New Jersey with family. Enjoying the ocean breeze and a beautiful view, surrounded by my three precious kids and a loving wife. I’ve been reading Tim Kelly’s book, The Legend of Red Klotz. Klotz was the player-coach of the Washington Generals, a team that played the Harlem GlobetrottersContinue reading “A Few Thoughts on Losing”

The Potter and the Clay

The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: “Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel.  And the vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, andContinue reading “The Potter and the Clay”

God’s Word is Sweet to Your Soul

“Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O LORD, God of hosts.” Jeremiah 15:16 ESV These words found in the book of Jeremiah remind us how the prophet perceived God’s message for himselfContinue reading “God’s Word is Sweet to Your Soul”

Some Thoughts on “Doubting Thomas”

It was Will Rogers, the early 20th century Native American and cowboy humorist who was quoted in the Saturday Evening Post of November 6, 1926, on the Communist Leon Trotsky. “I bet you if I had met him and had a chat with him, I would have found him a very interesting and human fellow,Continue reading “Some Thoughts on “Doubting Thomas””

The Need for Spiritual Discipline

Today, I would like to talk about the need for spiritual discipline.  What is that, you might ask?  It could roughly be understood as soul care; the things Christians are to be active in, in order to promote their own spiritual health.  3 John 2 says: “Beloved, I pray that all may go well withContinue reading “The Need for Spiritual Discipline”

Practicing 1 Corinthians 13 in These Tense Times

You have probably heard of the love chapter. It is found in 1 Corinthians 13. Often used as the “go to” wedding passage, these words from the Apostle Paul have many other applications to the person who goes deeper into God’s word. I personally think that there is no better time than the present toContinue reading “Practicing 1 Corinthians 13 in These Tense Times”