Remembering a Life

In 1967 while I was busy turning on and tuning out; Athiparampil Thomas, was answering God’s call to Bhutan. Having just finished Bible school at 19 years of age he left Kerala state in South India for the long journey North. Following the plan that God had put in his heart he traveled to the…

A Chosen People

But you are a chosen people a royal priesthood a holy nation. God’s special possession that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light! 1 Peter 2:9 When I was growing up we had a way to pick teams for our neighborhood ball game. A bat…

And you invited Me in

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in Matthew 25:25 The church that ceases to welcome the outcasts – ceases to be the church!

Our Worship: A Roadblock or a Gate

 Jesus once made the startling claim that He was the door and that all people could come in through Him! In our worship of Jesus then let’s just stop for a moment and ask: Are we a Roadblock or a Gate? When I traveled in India two years ago we were sometimes stopped at military…

Worship in a Multi-cultural Church

For those of you may be following this series I would love to hear feedback. Our experience is a work in progress, and we are always stretching to grow, minister to needs more effectively and just become closer friends. So here you have the best I can give on the area of worship. To begin we worship…