Jesus Loves Tiger Woods
I prayed for Tiger Woods today. From now on he will be referred to by the media as “disgraced golfer” Tiger Woods... a heavy burden to carry at such a young age, hence my prayer on his behalf. Of course, he deserves the title because one so blessed with talent and advantage should not behave so ungraciously towards the family he so publicly claimed he love... read all »
At the beginning of his ministry, Aaron the brother of Moses and head of the priestly family was commanded to maintain the “burnt offering”, Lev. 6:8-13. This sacrifice was to remain on the altar every night and all night so that there would always be a sacrificial offering to preserve the bond between God and His people. To accomplish this in practical t... read all »
Every Sunday is Special
We had a small group last Sunday morning for worship. Many of our members, including Lise, myself, as well as the Saumurs, were out-of-town. Normally a low attendance seems to discourage us because we feel that what we are doing is somehow not as good as when there are many people. This is unfortunate because when we feel this way it robs us of the joy and satisfactio... read all »
A Gift From God
Next week our congregation will receive a gift from God in the form of a new minister. I use the term “gift” because this is how the Bible describes evangelists (ministers). “Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. Their responsibility is to equip God’s peo... read all »
Another Word for 'Volunteer'
In almost every edition of the weekly church bulletin there is a call for some kind of assistance. Sometimes it is for teachers or some person to help clean the building. At other times, we need a member to visit the sick or bring communion to a brother or sister who is a shut-in. Whatever the situation we are usually asking someone to give up their time and energy, p... read all »