You may have noticed this - the "holiday season" is here.
Thanksgiving Day is approaching fast. At this time of year, many stop and take stock of all that they should be thankful.
They came to simply say, "Thank you."
"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might." - Ephesians 6:10
In Matthew's gospel, we find a story about John the Baptist coming on the scene as a New Testament prophet proclaiming the coming of the Christ. He was baptizing those who wanted to be identified with the new coming kingdom later called Christianity.
We are in the middle of home improvement projects at our house. We have added a new room and are replacing the flooring and painting in others. Right now, the place is a mess.
We continue our thoughts on the poem of Joseph M. Scriven. His poem that later was put to music serves to encourage all who seek to follow God.
Each Nov. 11, we give our men and women of the military a special salute and shout-out.
On His journey through Galilee, Christ tried to prepare the minds of His disciples for the scenes before Him.
James 5:16 tells us to "confess your faults one with another." There are several benefits in doing this.
Last week, I went to visit my son. He is greatly improving in so many ways, though he remains in a wheelchair.
Joseph M. Scriven (1819-96), who wrote the poem "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," was no stranger to trials and sadness.
"The church has many critiques but no revivals." This anonymous quote was an opening of careful reflection for me.
A few years ago there was a popular song called, "All You Need is Love." I agree that real love is needed and it's nice to be on the receiving end, but the thing most needed is hope.
There are so many ways one can misuse the tongue. Cursing, tale bearing, gossip, boasting and lying are just a few ways that words can be misused. Cursing in our day seems to have become a way of life for so many. It is as if some people could not talk unless they used a curse word in their speech.
As Jesus was concluding what has become known as the "Sermon on the Mount," he said, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and ...
About three years ago, Kylee Cubine of Hallsville, Texas, was “in a freak accident” while riding her ATV that left her in a hospital bed ...
"James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad greeting. My brethren, count it all ...
Stop judging me.
In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...
God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.
The Gregorian calendar was arranged in reference to the ancient Roman calendar. Each month had a meaning.
Worshipping together may not be a family activity.
Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...
Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.
Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.
Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...
It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.
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