Family 2

“Both the One who makes people holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters.” Hebrews 2:11   It’s hard to believe that we are of the

Breathe

Breathe

Breathe. That’s what I hear.  Breathe. What time is it?  December? Time to wrap and shop and write and stamp and buy and bake and remember. Remember. Remember the night. The mother’s howl. The Baby’s cry. The smell of hay.

Where Two or Three are Gathered – Rev. Dr. W. Gary George

Where Two or Three are Gathered – Rev. Dr. W. Gary George

The Lord says in His Word that “where two or three are gathered there I am in the midst”.  The relevance of the true church is not based on the size, but it is based on the Word of the

From the Top of the Mountain – Rev. William J. Ritzenthaler

From the Top of the Mountain – Rev. William J. Ritzenthaler

“The mountain is too high to climb.” “The job is too great of an undertaking for us to do.” “If I step out of the boat I will sink.” These are the excuses we use to not focus on what

Hope in a Hopeless World – Dr. Andrew L. Foster III

Hope in a Hopeless World – Dr. Andrew L. Foster III

Beloved, As strong believers, your attitude should be the same as that of Christ. Philippians 2:5-8 reminds us, that He being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to grasp, but made himself nothing, taking on

Let it Shine! – Rev. Cindy Brubaker

Let it Shine! – Rev. Cindy Brubaker

Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, Your justice like the great deep. You, Lord, preserve both people and animals. How priceless is Your unfailing love, O God!

Consecration

Consecration

“As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a temple of the Spirit to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable

humbleness

humbleness

“He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.” Psalm 25:13 “Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

The image of God

The image of God

“So God created human beings in His own image. In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.”  Genesis 1:27 Sacred Worth.  People, all people, have sacred worth.  This is not contingent upon their actions,

A Holy Lent

A Holy Lent

“In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above Him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered