Luke 4:21-30 Grace and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Tony Campolo, a well known sociologist and pastor, tells a story of a time that he was in Hawaii and could not sleep at night/early morning due to internal clock being use to another time zone. He gets up… Continue reading Jesus is for Everyone?
Luke 4:14-21 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord, Jesus Christ. I have to admit that it is a little strange to return to a place where you sensed God calling you into ministry. In a way it is a little intimidating because these are the people that experienced you… Continue reading Prayer for Christian Unity
Luke 2:1-2 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Christmas Eve is not just another day! I am sure that each and everyone of us has some memory of Christmas Eve pasts, either good or unfortunately sometimes bad. This evening we are all together in one place for… Continue reading To You is Born This Day
Isaiah 66:7-11 Before she was in labor she gave birth; before her pain came upon her she delivered a son. Who has heard of such a thing? Who has seen such things? Shall a land be born in one day? Shall a nation be delivered in one moment? Yet as soon as Zion was in labor… Continue reading Advent Devotions December 19
Philippians 1:12-14 I want you to know, beloved that what has happened to me has actually helped to spread the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to everyone else that my imprisonment is for Christ; and most of the brothers and sisters, having been made confident in the Lord by… Continue reading Advent Devotions December 3
I am not quite sure what to think of the current state of politics within our country. While, as a pastor, I do not strongly impress my views on others. Whether I vote Republican, Democrat, or even Independent should not truly matter. As we approach Christ the King Sunday,
My heart truly aches for the world. What has taken place this past week, not just in Paris, but also in Beirut and Syria. The ongoing clash of people that are afraid of other people. Tribe is pitted against tribe! As I preached this morning, this is not the world God has imagined, yet it… Continue reading My Heart Aches