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October 14, 2018

Please, Don’t Drop In!

Although we often say we are willing to help, like good Christians should, we rarely drop by and do anything. Although we often see the need, far too often we don’t make the effort to get off our donkeys, lift up fallen persons, and escort them to safety. The victims of our world — and […]

February 4, 2018

Look for the Good

Our faith is a journey, and never complete at any one moment. After the death of a loved one or our own illnesses or infirmities, even strong faith can be shaken. But may we always be on the lookout for the positive virtues, like faith, hope, and love.

October 30, 2016

Leaving Midian

Leaving Midian

In Exodus 3, verse 1, we hear that Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian. Now, Midian is just what it sounds like. Midian is somewhere out there, in the middle, someplace between where you start and where you finish. Midian is the land in-between, the land of status […]

July 31, 2016

A Mission No One Else Can Do

A Mission No One Else Can Do

Jesus proclaimed five things he came to do; and, consequently, what he handed on to the church to continue to do.  Those five callings of the church are:  Preach Good Tidings to The Poor, Proclaim Release to The Captives, Help the Blind to See, Set at Liberty Them That Are Bruised, and Proclaim The Acceptable […]

May 15, 2016

Happy Birthday, Church

Happy Birthday, Church

Pentecost is the day the church of Jesus Christ entered the public domain, and it’s today that we can also say to the church, “Happy birthday to you!” Until Jesus’ little band of disciples experienced the descending dove, the tongues of fire, and the babble of ecstatic voices they weren’t ready for prime time. Their faith […]