What Difference Could those Possibly Make?

I am a fairly regular leader of Carey Nieuwof’s blog on Christian Leadership for a while now. I have found many of the things he has to say, particularly during the pandemic to be rather insightful. Recently Nieuwof wrote a post he titled, “Five Rather Startling Reasons People Leave Your Church.” I thought I wouldContinue reading “What Difference Could those Possibly Make?”

The Declaration: Who Do They Say You Are? (Manuscript)

Today’s Scripture – Matthew 16:13-20 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” 16 SimonContinue reading “The Declaration: Who Do They Say You Are? (Manuscript)”

Rahab

2 Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there. 2 The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelites have come here tonight to spy out the land.” 3 So the king of JerichoContinue reading “Rahab”

who does god want to be President?

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. (1 Timothy 2:1-2, English Standard Version). OK, Five for Friday didn’t last. That’s onContinue reading “who does god want to be President?”

A Few More Ancestors

Last week we took a look at John and Charles’ ancestors, those before his father. The biggest difference we saw was, the Wesley side of the family, Wesley had great-grandparents to study. While I am sure Susanna had grandparents, the line seems to end with her parents. So, today we are going to talk aboutContinue reading “A Few More Ancestors”

the Parable of Broken Computers

26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, “Who then can be saved?” 27 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” (Mark 10:26-27 New International Version). It was about 18 months ago. I bought a new laptop. I was stillContinue reading “the Parable of Broken Computers”

Let the Love Flow

[Intro] G C F# D7 F# D7 CG [Verse 1]GFather, all your beauty to see.G D7Father created blessings for me.D7 CFather, thanks for music and sound.C D7 GFather, I know my gifts abound. [Chorus]G This world was created for us.C D7 F#Teach us, in you we should trustF# CYour love can show us the wayCContinue reading “Let the Love Flow”

Five for Friday: Life Lessons

This Week on Five for Friday When Your Favorite Team CheatsI Wish I Had KnownWhat Do You Stand For?KINDNESS IS MANY THINGS… RANDOM ISN’T ONEAfter 103 Birthdays When Your Favorite Team Cheats 13 Don’t have two different types of money weights in your bag, a heavy one and a light one. 14 Don’t have two different types ofContinue reading “Five for Friday: Life Lessons”

TED Thursday: Pritchard’s Passion

42 I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink…. …44 “Then they will reply, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn’t do anything to help you?… …45 Then he willContinue reading “TED Thursday: Pritchard’s Passion”