Being a Peacemaker

I have learned that peacemaking has a price. While others take positions that they feel are right and demand that others be condemned…I cannot. I must allow myself to be included among the accused and listen till God gives me something of value to say. Only His Words are the balm of Gilead that bring…

Dove of Peace

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:                 Ecclesiastes 3:1 Pete Seeger was sort of quoting from King Solomon when he sang “A time for peace, I pray it’s not too late!” in the song “Turn Turn Turn” At the…

Peace

The best part of being at the beach this afternoon, was not jumping in the water to cool off, but feeling the breeze quiet my heart and mind. It has always intrigued me how Jesus never said that the world did not offer peace. He only said that the peace He gives is different (and…

Going with God

After 16 years of Sundays this was our last at New Covenant Fellowship. Serving as assistant pastors with our Brazilian brothers and sisters has forever changed and marked our hearts and lives. We have learned so much more than just Portuguese and how to enjoy a good plate of Vaca Atolada ( cow stuck in…

Walking in Light

Are you puzzling through making hard decisions today. Does it seem like everyone else knows what to do except you? Slow down and relax. Jesus told us that everything in life boils down to just two things…loving God and loving our neighbor. I have discovered that when I put aside all my trying to figure…