Chosen to Serve Tables

Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty. But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” And what they said pleased the whole gathering, Acts 6:3-4 ESV If you hadn’t read the beginning of this chapter…

Ducks and Eagles

Ducks and Eagles Way up in the sky  Eagle soars all alone Far from the mud below Flying high in the blue He thinks it is true That he’s the best bird in the show   While down at the farm  Ducky waddles along With his tribe by the edge of the stream Leading them…

Has He Washed Your Feet?

Peter said to him, “You shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered him, “If I do not wash you, you have no share with me.” John 13:8 ESV Peter was shocked that Jesus would kneel and wash his dirty feet. This was unheard of. How could Jesus their master and teacher be willing to wash their…

Pausing to Remember

On September 10, 2001 Nancy and I flew home safely past the Statue of Liberty to land in Newark. Were returning from visiting family in California and I looked forward to getting back to our normal schedule. The next morning I got up and went back to work. It was a beautiful sunny day and…

Giving Our All For Him

‘And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. ‘ Mark 8:34 ESV If I am learning anything during this Covid-19 crisis it is that service is far more important than position. The…