Is America Good?

French writer, Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America in 1831, said, “I sought for the greatness of the United States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and boundless forest—and it was not there. I sought for it in her rich mines,...

God in the Small Things

Matthew 13:31-32 “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of the garden plants and becomes a tree so that the birds come and perch in...

Holy Spirit

In Ephesians 5:18, it says that we are to “Be filled with the Holy Spirit”. If we are filled with the Holy Spirit, there is not room for other things. We are dead to the flesh, right? Romans 8:5-6 states that ” Those who are motivated by the flesh...

Who is Your Neighbor?

Thursday afternoon, I got a message that a good friend full of life and vigor had a massive heart attack and died. He died. When he woke up that morning, I am certain that he was not thinking that it would be his last day. Thursday night, Mike and I watched the movie,...

Can One Make a Difference?

This time of year, the celebration of the birth of Jesus, is a time when we think of others. We have compassion for others. What are you doing to show the compassion of Christ?Our world is indeed in a sorry mess. Now, that we know the state of the union, what are we...