I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Category Archives: church
AND SEND ONE RIGHT NOW! I, with most Christians, want one. But how much price are we willing to pay. Many of us are going to give a couple hours today since it is Sunday. What things happened to bring … Continue reading
Church buildings have changed! Yes, indeed. Church people have changed! Yes, indeed. My granddad spent much of his time and resources building little churches somewhat like this, often in towns on the “wrong side of the track.” These people … Continue reading
I’m thinking about “testimony” time in our old-fashioned churches. The ones that are sometimes looked at as insignificant “saved, sanctified, and filled with the holy ghost” expressions from all attendees. Well, if I were in one of those churches today, … Continue reading
Oh how the weeks do roll! It is Sunday again. It’s got me thinking how rarely if ever, I have dreaded going to church. Some people give the excuse that “the reason I don’t go to church is because my … Continue reading
Anyone know this song from long ago. “There is glory, there is glory, there’s a glory hallelujah in my soul.” A good way to start the Sabbath day. – Okay, not the original Sabbath. An argument so early in the … Continue reading
“When will I have to stop going to church?” asked the little boy. “What?” I responded, not believing I could have heard right. “When will I have to stop going to church?” he repeated. Noticing my bewilderment, he clarified, “When … Continue reading
The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE? Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve? He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader. Give him … Continue reading
SO WHEN AND WHERE ARE WE TO MEET and what are we to do when we get there? How do we spur to love and good deeds and encourage one another? What else are we to do, and how do … Continue reading
Oh, dear, we are in the second week of January and nobody has asked my advice for a 2018 theme or slogan for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s … Continue reading