A Better Country

“All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth. People who say such things

Fire

It’s a bit hot in here. Too much all at once: my brain is on fire.  I’m 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.

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

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

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!