Love, The Greatest Gift

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.  By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."  John 13:34-35 This coming week, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving.  We all know what this day is about, giving thanks to God for all the gifts and blessing He has given us.  There is so much for us to be thankful for; our jobs, family, friends, the things we have, etc.  However, Read more [...]

What are we doing?

While at our church where my wife and two young men practiced the music for the following day, I suddenly found myself troubled, then practically in tears, which then moved to anger. I have never moved through this path as quickly as I did then.  I became indignant at my church, and others in our area and across the world.  And I was indignant toward Christians whom I have become acquainted with over many different venues. I was angry at them.  For what you might ask?  Well, that is a long story, Read more [...]

Let the Little Children Come

"Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, 'Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.'"  Mat 19:13-14 When we read through the gospel account, we cannot help but notice that Jesus loved children very much.  In this account, He had just finished teaching the disciples regarding marriage.  After He had completed, children were brought to Him, that Read more [...]

Do we have each others back?

"And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.  And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles.  And all who believed were together and had all things in common.  And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need.  And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food Read more [...]