A Good Soldier of the Cross

A Good Soldier of the Cross

This past Sunday was our church’s annual Veterans Day recognition… In 1921, an unknown World War I American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. This site, on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River and the city of Washington, became the...
How to Turn the World Upside Down

How to Turn the World Upside Down

This past Sunday was Missions Day at our church. It is a day we pray to God to impress on our hearts what we should do for missions. We are commanded to pray for missions. Yet, that is not enough. We are to give and go. As I thought about what I should, say, a passage...
Committed to Follow Jesus

Committed to Follow Jesus

“For better, for worse… for richer, for poorer… in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish till death do us part.” I have led hundreds of couples to vow these words to each other. I have said them myself. Making a commitment is easier than keeping a...
Good Competition

Good Competition

When I was in 5thgrade my best friend was Bobby Cook. Bobby was a smart guy and usually got an A in every subject. We had a little bit of a contest to see who did better on quizzes and tests. Most times Bobby did. But quite often I did better than Bobby. Having Bobby...
Giving by Faith

Giving by Faith

When we were up north, we went to get ice cream in Lewiston. They have playground equipment shaped like a truck, train, and tractor. My grandson, Henry, against his grandparents wishes, climbed on top of the train caboose (about 6 feet high) and yelled at his dad to...