What Really Matters?

As one part of remembering the Easter story some congregations hold a foot washing service. If you have never participated in a foot washing it is impossible to explain fully the emotional roller coaster experience of that moment. When I went on a short term missions trip to India several years ago we were surprised…

Our Great Hope

That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, He Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses Matthew 8:17 KJV Did you know that God is so intimately concerned with our physical needs that He has even counted the number of hairs on our head? We have a great hope…

Easter Adventure

When Daniel goes to Jerusalem with his family he finds himself in the middle of a crowd shouting the praises of a young rabbi riding in to the city on a Donkey. Five days later he becomes trapped in a mob and separated from his family by soldiers who are marching three men out the…

A Great Personal Cost

…You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. .. 1 Corinthians 6:19‭-‬20 ESV One of our grandsons used to love hiding in a closet and quietly listening to us call his name. The longer we took to locate him the better he liked it! He was lost because in a moment…

God’s Idea of Everything!

In the past I have to confess that my imagination on the word “everything” ran pretty shallow. My mind seemed to fill in the blank line of everything with ideas like – a nice house, a slightly newer car, or a big raise at the end of the month. But the way I thought ran…