Did we find time to worship?

“Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” – Mark 10:41-42 NASB By Jay Ide Remember back at Mowrey’s, that slide that prior to the service that reminded all of us […]

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What is it that I hope for?

“Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13 By Frank Christel John Eldridge’s latest book “All Things New” explores Bible promises about the life ahead. His focus is on a neglected word in the passage above: hope. Faith is important, of […]

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Speak and do not be silent

“When they bring you to trial and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say; but say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.” – Mark 13:11 By Betty Christel I am not one to easily share my walk […]

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God, help me! I have nothing to give her!

“Come near to God and he will come near to you” – James 4:8 By Janey Waters I had not seen my client in two years, which was bad enough, but arriving twenty minutes late for her session made my heart sink. My suspicion was confirmed when I saw her. Red eyes, disheveled hair, borrowed […]

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A Lesson From Ballroom Dancing

You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever. – Psalm 30:11-12 A LESSON FROM BALLROOM DANCING By Debbie Roberts It has been many years ago since I enjoyed my […]

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Squirrel? Squirrel?

I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. – Psalm 16:8 By Jay Ide Disney’s 2009 film “Up” was an unqualified success, both in its wonderful animation as well as it’s storyline. I can not recommend it enough. One character from the film is […]

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Someone’s at your door

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.” – Revelation 3:20 By Frank Christel I believe all who in Biblical times met the Son of God received something personal from Him. There’s […]

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The East From The West

“For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear […]

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Where is Jesus?

…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. – Hebrews 12:2 By Fr. Brad Van Deventer Today we find ourselves in the third Friday of Lent, […]

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Being Good Isn’t Ever Good Enough!

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.” – Isaiah 30:15a, b NIV By Debbie Roberts By the time I was 13 years old, I had failed so miserably at being a “good person,” I just gave […]

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