Category Archives: christian

Come as you are, No jacket required…

COME AS YOU ARE. NO JACKET REQUIRED I shook my head in disbelief. This couldn’t be the right place. After all, I couldn’t possibly be welcome here. I had been given an invitation several times, by several different people, and … Continue reading

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Grace and Mercy….

While the terms have similar meanings, grace and mercy are not the same. To summarize the difference: mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve, and grace is God blessing us despite the fact that we do not … Continue reading

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No Excuse Sunday…

NO EXCUSE SUNDAY To make it possible for everyone to attend church next Sunday, we are going to have a special “No Excuse Sunday”. Cots will be placed in the foyer for those who say, “Sunday is my only day … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

HEAVEN & HELL A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, “Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like. “ The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He … Continue reading

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Donuts…

DONUTS There was a boy by the name of Steve who was attending school in Utah. Brother Christianson taught at this particular school. He had an open-door policy and would take in any student that had been thrown out of … Continue reading

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Life….

LIFE…. LORD, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is. Psalm 39:4 , NLT Life is short no matter how long we live. If there is … Continue reading

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Are you Tired…

aren’t you tired yet? And it’s a question we need to wrestle with every day. Are you tired yet? Tired of always trying to look like the smartest person in the room? Tired of always having to be right? Tired … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13 paraphrased…Love

LOVE: A PARAPHRASE OF 1 CORINTHIANS 13 If I talk a lot about God and the Bible and the Church, but I fail to ask about your needs and then help you, I’m simply making a lot of empty religious … Continue reading

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a twist on the Prodigal Son

FATHER, GIVE ME MY SHARE OF THE ESTATE   A long time ago, Jesus old a story about what it is like to come home. Specifically, what it’s like to come home to our Father in heaven with no more … Continue reading

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the Best Gifts of the Season

THE BEST GIFTS THIS SEASON:   To a Friend – Loyalty To an Enemy – Forgiveness To your Boss – Service To your Child – A good example To your Father – Honor To your Mother – Gratitude and Devotion … Continue reading

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