Grace and the Dog

5 But your loyal love, LORD, extends to the skies;your faithfulness reaches the clouds.6 Your righteousness is like the strongest mountains;your justice is like the deepest sea.LORD, you save both humans and animals.7 Your faithful love is priceless, God!Humanity finds refuge in the shadow of your wings. (Psalm 36:5-7, Common English Bible) I slowly walkContinue reading “Grace and the Dog”

Separated No More

Song Styles Saturday 31 What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? 33 Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It isContinue reading “Separated No More”

A Reckoning Coming?

By Drew Weber 20 The young man replied, “I’ve kept all these. What am I still missing?” 21 Jesus said, “If you want to be complete, go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor. Then you will have treasure in heaven. And come follow me.” 22 But when the young man heard this, he wentContinue reading “A Reckoning Coming?”

Peaceful Breath of Life

by Kay Brightwell Reading: John 20:19-22 “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors closed for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you” After this he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they sawContinue reading “Peaceful Breath of Life”

Called – Send Me

After that I will pour out my spirit upon everyone;        your sons and your daughters will prophesy,        your old men will dream dreams,        and your young men will see visions.29 In those days, I will also pour out my    spirit on the male and female slaves. 30 I will give signs in the heavens and on the earth—blood and fire andContinue reading “Called – Send Me”

A Surprise Reaction

By Rev. Dr. Emma Richardson For just about all of us, regardless of who we are, what we do, or how we get it done, God puts special people in all our lives who make a real impact on us. Emma was just such a person for me. Emma served in full-time ministry for manyContinue reading “A Surprise Reaction”

The Owl

By Lisa Price I introduced Lisa Price last week. I had asked her and her husband Rev. John Price to provide a post and they agreed. Well, John had cataract surgery about the same time I asked that the guest posts be in and he didn’t feel up to writing something so Lisa decided toContinue reading “The Owl”

Complaining to a Good God….

How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever?    How long will you hide your face from me?2 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts    and day after day have sorrow in my heart?    How long will my enemy triumph over me? 3 Look on me and answer, Lord my God.    Give light to my eyes, or I will sleep in death,4 and my enemy will say, “I haveContinue reading “Complaining to a Good God….”

Seared Into My Memory

By Jerome Brimmage I went to seminary with Jerome Brimmage. Jerome was a year ahead of me but we did have opportunities for conversation and fellowship. I can’t remember the churches in Jerome’s early career but in the more recent years he has served in Mineola Texas and Cypress Texas. He currently is pastor atContinue reading “Seared Into My Memory”

Eating Together

 8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.  9 Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay. (1 Peter 4:9-9, The Living Bible) A Guest Post by Rev. Greg Oberg I first got to know Greg whenContinue reading “Eating Together”