Back Home Again!
Being back inside the building is truly a blessing to our body of believers. One can fellowship with our Lord anywhere, anytime, but the only real way to fellowship with our church members is to meet with them in person. The Lord is among us when two or three are gathered together in His name. Our mid-week lesson is on Ezekiel chapters 1-3. Here we learn of the Hebrews being their normal unruly selves and for that disobedience they were invaded and carried into captivity by t
You Have Not Because You Ask Not
Pastor Adrian Rogers who was the pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, TN. told a story of when he was first beginning his ministry in Florida just after graduating from seminary. He said he went to preach at a very small church in Florida. When the service was over, a man came around and told him the church didn't have enough money to pay him anything, but he said, "Wait right here for a minute." In a couple of minutes, the man came back with two big burlap bags full
Would You Like to Follow in Jesus' Footsteps?
I think most Christians would like to do so. If you did follow Jesus; what would you do, and how would you go about doing it? Our Lord has given us several clues as to how to follow Him. The first one is the imperative, "Follow Me!" (Matthew 4:18-20. But the disciples to whom these words were spoken had a task to do themselves. That task was to do as Jesus had said and "follow". That seems counter to our present day world. We are taught to lead and not to follow. but that is
Only about two minutes ago, my daughter-in-law texted that she and our son have named their newly adopted son Xander Theodore Emerson. What a blessing he will be to our family. We have waited for years for this to happen! The birth mother named him Xander, and our son and wife named him Theodore which means a "gift from God" which he definitely is! Well, I had already decided to write this blog entry about giving, so let's talk about giving for a couple of minutes. For God ga