No Justice No Peace?

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. Luke 23:34 ESV I was struck by two events today: one great – the other terribly sad. First the great! Our church re-opened after 6 months: Yay!! Pastor Johnny Scott came in after an awesome worship service and…

Standing Up For Jesus on Father’s day

Though this video was made specifically with Fathers in mind the story behind the hymn Stand Up for Jesus is amazing. The author’s friend had just that week been forced from his pastorate because of his sermon against slavery. While being out at a farm the following week he died as the result of a…

A Moment of Thankfulness

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. I Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV Yesterday many of us went to parades or picnics on our day off. Maybe we slowed down just enough to recall those who gave their lives for what our flag stands for. As Americans we…

Pray for America

God bless America. Land that I love.. Stand beside her and guide her through the night with a light from above! Irving Berlin Having camped out a lot as a teenager I learned in the evening the first star to appear is not a star at all it is the planet Venus. Likewise in the…

Breakfast with Great grandmother

When my mom passed away she left us no money but lots of paperback Agatha Christie mysteries. She also left a few odds and ends of furniture from my great grandmother. My sister took home the stone sundial from the garden and I ended up with an old cherry side table. Besides the table which…