God Bless America

It is rather striking that in the popular American summer season; we begin and end with days (Memorial Day and Labor Day) that starkly remind us of sacrifice. Interestingly in the middle of that is the Fourth of July, which reminds us that without our nation’s freedom...

Holiness and Sin

Holiness and sin are two roads, which we can travel. Fortunately, we have been equipped with faulty proof GPS systems. This parallels nicely to Pentecost, which we just celebrated. Before He ascended into heaven, Jesus promised the Apostles that He wouldn’t leave us...

The Universal Church

The Feast of Pentecost ends the Easter Season. Before Jesus ascended into heaven He told the Apostles not to leave Jerusalem because the Holy Spirit would sound descend upon them. The mystical powers of the Holy Spirit remind us that Jesus promised to never leave us....

Joy

Joy is a special condition and a very happy way to live. All to often, in our fast paced modern world, we become stressed, frazzled and wonder where all of our energy and happiness went. Yet, God gives us opportunities to put our lives in balance. We can’t seem to see...

Easter Season

Easter didn’t end last Sunday. Easter Season continues until Pentecost. Therefore, we have every right to celebrate. No better time than the present to try and pay a little back or forward (depending upon your view) for our good fortune. We all know people near and...

March Madness

Easter Sunday reminds us that with God all things are possible. God came to us in the form of a man so we could understand that God wasn’t some distant Greed god-like fixture high atop Mt. Olympus. All throughout salvation history God was preparing for Easter Sunday....