Sermon in a Sentence 11/24/2016

A Thanksgiving Thought “Would you know who is the greatest saint in the world?  It is not he who prays most or fasts most; it is not he who gives most alms, or is more eminent for temperance, chastity, or justice; but it is he who is always thankful to God, who wills...

Jusat a Thought 11/23/2016

In 1636, amid the darkness of the Thirty Years’ War, a German Pastor, Martin Rinkart, is said to have buried 5000 of his parishioners in one year, an average of fifteen a day!  His parish was ravaged by war, death and economic disaster.  In the midst of that time,...

Just a Thought 11/22/2016

Three Questions to Get You Ready for the Thanksgiving Holiday What’s Thanksgiving Without Turkey?? Ninety-six percent of Americans eat turkey at some point during the holidays, with many of us eating turkey for our main Thanksgiving dinner.   Roughly 18 percent of the...

Worth a Look 11/21/2016

As we begin the week leading up to our Thanksgiving holiday I thought we might enjoy a couple of reflections by different authors about just what it means to be thankful.  It’s a good way to start the week. Erik Raymond has written a thoughtful piece called Some...

The Sunday Sermon 11/20/2016

Read first:  Luke 9:28-36 Simon Sez – Lessons from the life of Peter #3 “Master, it is good that we are here.” We continue once again with this series of messages called:  Simon Sez, Lessons from the Life of Simon Peter.  Thus far we have heard from Simon –  “because...

The Saturday Selection 11/19/2016

What Is a Christian’s Responsibility to Government? by R.C. Sproul The New Testament gives us some broad principles on how we are supposed to respond to government. For example, Romans 13 elaborates on the origin and institution of government as something that...

Just a Thought 11/18/2016

It’s hard to believe but a week from today we will be enjoying our leftover turkey and stuffing and settling in for a day of football, Black Friday shopping or whatever else it is that you do on the day after Thanksgiving.  There was a mother a few years back who made...