Grow Up! A call to spiritual maturity

Grow Up! A call to spiritual maturity

I love family. Sometimes it’s great. Sometimes it’s not so great. Like the time after church when we were deciding what restaurant to visit. Some wanted to go to McDonalds. Others wanted to go to Taco Bell. No one would give in. Everybody was arguing. So I...
Holy Spirit and Unity

Holy Spirit and Unity

A favorite Peanuts comic shows Linus watching TV. His sister, Lucy, demands he change the channel. Linus asks her, “Give me one good reason I should change the channel.” Lucy responds, “I’ll give you five… one, two, three, four,...
The Power of the Cross to Unite

The Power of the Cross to Unite

It is said that when the British and French were fighting in Canada in the 1750s, Admiral Phipps, commander of the British fleet, was told to anchor outside Quebec. He was given orders to wait for the British land forces to arrive, then support them when they attacked...
Preach the Word

Preach the Word

The chairman of a church received the following chain letter in the mail: “This chain letter is meant to bring you happiness. Simply sit down and make a list of five other churches that are tired of their ministers. Send a copy of this letter to all five...
What do we do about the Refugees?

What do we do about the Refugees?

Fear and compassion don’t mix.  That’s what I feel when I think of all the refugees. With all the violence in our world, millions of people are running. Not sure where to go, many are running to America. But along with my compassion to help them is the...