Contributed on Jul 31, 2016
In “The Journey of Faith” from Psalm 23, we experience: 1) God’s provision (Psalm 23:1–3) and 2) God’s protection (Psalm 23:4–6).
On our recent family trip in Quebec, we had the wonderful opportunity to travel through old Montreal. We strolled down the vibrant waterfront, toured historic buildings like the Notre Dame Basicillia, experienced the food in the abundant café’s, saw the art and heard the many public concerts. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2016
1) Jonah’s Commission (Jonah 3:1–4) 2) Nineveh’s Confession (Jonah 3:5–9) and 3) God’s Compassion (Jonah 3:10)
If you are a fan of classic comedies, you are probably a fan of the classic: “Ground-hog Day”. In this 1993 comedy, “a weather man (played by Bill Murray) is reluctantly sent to cover a story about a weather forecasting "rat" (as he calls it). This is his fourth year on the story, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 25, 2016
The story of this encounter, like our own journey of faith, may be viewed from three perspectives: 1) The need for understanding (Luke 24:13–24), 2) The source of understanding (Luke 24:25–27), and 3) The response to understanding (Luke 24:28–32).
There is a story of an Army Airborne ranger who was learning to parachute. The sergeant barked out the orders: 1. Jump when you are told to jump. 2. Count to ten, then pull the ripcord. 3. If the first chute doesn’t open, pull the second ripcord. 4. When you land, a truck will take you back ...read more
Contributed on Oct 23, 2016
In Hebrews 12:1–3. we see various aspects of the race, as they are compared to the faithful life in Christ. Christ calls us to 1) Race Freely (Hebrews 12:1), 2) Race Focused (Hebrews 12:2), and 3) Race to the Finish (Hebrews 12:3)
In the ancient Isthmian games of Greece, a pedestal stood at the finish line, and on it hung a wreath—the winner’s prize. No one runs a race without some expectation of reward. The reward may be nothing more than a ribbon or a trophy or a wreath of leaves. It may be a prize worth a ...read more