Avoiding Red Lights

This is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome. 1 John 5:3 NKJV Choosing circuitous routes around the downtown area used to be my specialty. Traffic lights in our city were painfully long especially around the six railroad crossings that went right through the city center. A…

Honoring our Parents

What is honor and what does it mean to honor our parents? One way I have come to understand it is that honor is a combination in equal parts of love and respect. Honoring our parents means we can not love without respect and we should never respect without loving. Every week as I visit…

Welcoming Children

If the Bible doesn’t fit Your life style choice today And those pesky 10 commandments Are definitely passe Then who made all your rules That tell you what’s PC? And what is really good or bad And says what has to be? But if God is still creator And Jesus is His Son And the…

The Forgotten Commandment

We Protestants are often pointing out the second commandment but are quite short on remembering the fourth. The phrase “Protestant work ethic” has come down through the years for a reason. We are big on work but sadly short on rest. When a visitor appears in our church we often show them all the ministries…