Fire

It’s a bit hot in here. Too much all at once: my brain is on fire.  I not sure what to do except keep moving.  I’m not even sure which way I am headed – too much smoke to see

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

Family

Family

“For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name.”  Ephesians 3:14 I had a dream a couple of weeks ago. I was touring a big old southern house which was up for

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.

Size Matters – Rev. John Brice

Size Matters – Rev. John Brice

12 For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. 13 For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves

The Least

The Least

“But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.” 1 Corinthians 1:27 “For it is the one who is least among you all who is the greatest.” Luke

Hope in a World of Alternative Facts – Rev. Victor J. Gimenez

Hope in a World of Alternative Facts – Rev. Victor J. Gimenez

We live in a culture that absolutely loves super heroes; and every summer there is a blockbuster. As a young child I grew up watching super hero movies. I loved heroes because whatever the need; they brought hope to meet

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

God Moments – Rev. Joe Martin

God Moments – Rev. Joe Martin

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.   Acts 1:8 The Holy Spirit is in

To Know and Be Known – Rev. Jason B. Perkowski

To Know and Be Known – Rev. Jason B. Perkowski

Small churches sometimes suffer from an inferiority complex. We say things like, “we only have 20 or 30 members.” What some people fail to realize is that large churches are working hard to find ways to help their people feel