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 [...]

Where are our Priorities

“What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?   If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food,   and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?  So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.”  Jam 2:14-17 The apostle Paul wrote the following to the church at Philippi.  “Have this mind among yourselves, 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 [...]