Saying Good-Bye For Now

Our friend, Quina passed away so quickly on Friday that we were saying that the angels must have had to hurry to prepare a place at the table next to Jesus. Quina was born in Brazil and came to the U.S. with her family about 20 years ago. Her life while simple and not without its…

Yet in thy dark streets shineth

The Thanksgiving snow still falling makes me think of Christmas! When men say they love “God’s Country” they usually speak of open spaces, mountains and prairies. But when God so loved the world that He sent Jesus, He came to where God’s country truly is: Dark city streets where He could shine! The people who…

Change of Perspective

And after he had taken leave of them,he went up on the mountain to pray. 47 And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on the land. 48 And he saw that they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them… Mark 6:46 Until we can see beyond…

Let’s Have Thanksgiving First!

It’s that time of year when the air is crisp and the wind has begun to sharpen the edges of the cold. In the words of the old song; All the leaves are brown And the sky is grey….     From California Dreamin’ by John & Michelle Phillips Yet in this brief lull between Summer and…

Forgiveness

    In the face of a tidal wave of Islamic terrorism, hate, murder and fearfulness how is the Christian to stand today? When the mind rebels against unimaginable horror and the continual trauma of war, bloodshed and hopelessness how can the church give the message of the Good News of Jesus Christ? In the…