Father’s Day Joys

In Matthew 6, Jesus taught his followers to pray in this way, “Our Father…”  As we approach Father’s Day, with a celebration of dads heavenly and otherwise, I see a parallel between God the rest of us regulars, we all…

Organic Christianity

 When I was a child, “organic” just wasn’t part of my vocabulary. I don’t recall ever hearing it except as a form of chemistry in college. Since I avoided all classes of chemistry, organic seemed no different than any other.…

Is God a Morning Person?

I often find poets make the best preachers. They focus on each word and every line to provide in often-succinct fashion interpretation of life and scripture. Along with the images of creation in Genesis and Psalms, I hold this version…

Television Vs. Books

In the Bible, words, especially God’s words have power. God speaks and the worlds are created, Genesis 1: 3 Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good… Psalm…

Accident or Not?

From OPC Press on Sunday May 10, 2015  We end each service on Sunday with this profession, We go nowhere by accident. Wherever we go, God is sending us. Wherever we are, God put us there for a purpose. Christ…

A Mother’s Difficult Gift

In honor of mother’s day, there will be ample mention of how much mothers do, how much mothers give, and how many wonderful attributes go into being a mother. Those ideals will abound. The one talent which mothers seem to…

Abiding in God’s Love

Our Sunday Scripture comes from John 15:9-17 9As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. 10If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s…

God is Love?

When I was a youth, we learned a song that made memorizing 1 John 4:7 & 8 quite easy. The verse is,     Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone that loveth is…

Care Enough to Share

For independent authors and other artists, books, songs, and even some movies rise to the surface because someone cares enough to share. If you have a book you love or a singer or band you enjoy, write a review to share…