Archive for September 2017

The Mission Fields

The church congregation was drawn to a hush as the pastor called Doug and Susan to come up to the front of the church for a blessing. As the couple stood there, holding hands with their heads bowed in prayer, the pastor explained to the congregation about the couples upcoming mission work. On this particular…

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IF WORK WAS FUN…WE WOULD CALL IT PLAY

What does the word “WORK” mean to you? From our very beginning, we were brought into this world when our mother labored through the pangs of child birth. Work comes in all kinds of varieties. People work for wages, work raising children, work around the house, work at getting better at a sport, work on…

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They Left Everything

In Luke’s Gospel chapter 5, when speaking of three of the apostles it states: “When they brought their boats to the shore, they left everything.” I have always been amazed at that statement. Jesus must have moved them deeply. Was it just their miraculous fish catch that caused them to follow Him or was it…

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Forward In Christ

Which one of us does not look back at our life with some shame and/or regret? Who doesn’t have some skeletons in their closet? The big question is why are we looking backwards?  We can’t change the past. We are not assured of tomorrow. We only have the present. How will we live out today?…

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