2020 is Good for More than Vision

What is your eyesight according to the eye doctor?  Need correction?  With today marking the new year and the calendar turning to 2020, be encouraged that 2020 is good for more than eyesight only.  What do you want to see in your life in 2020?  Do you have any goals or dreams that you wouldContinue reading “2020 is Good for More than Vision”

The Man Singing in the Window and the Outdoor Concert

The Christmas music was reverberating through the streets. People were exuberantly pacing the town. Aromas of coffee, hot chocolate, and special foods wafted through the Winter air. Bundled up in warm clothes and ready for seasonal fun, thousands of people walked the streets of Saratoga Springs in what is known as the “Victorian Street Walk.”Continue reading “The Man Singing in the Window and the Outdoor Concert”

Why We Sponsor a Christian School

Why A Christian School? Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.  Psalm 1:1 The idea of education is rooted in Biblical principles.  Many schools throughout history were started with the purpose of teaching childrenContinue reading “Why We Sponsor a Christian School”

Fireworks and Service

When lighting the fire for a bonfire or cookout, as the night sky is lit up tonight with fireworks, or as your kids whirl a sparkler, think about the service that affords us the freedom you are enjoying today.  Someone served to enable today’s celebration. Jesus, speaking in John 15:13 said, Greater love hath noContinue reading “Fireworks and Service”

Loving Laws or Loving People

Loving Laws or Loving People For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.  Galatians 5:14 Do you know someone that is hyper critical?  I mean, they have a problem with everyone and everything.  “The temperature is too hot.  The music is too fast. TheContinue reading “Loving Laws or Loving People”

Fellow Servants in the Church

Fellow Servants in the Church But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.  Acts 6:4 There is much to do in ministry.  Preach, teach, pray, plan, promote, organize, visit, encourage, make phone calls, send texts and emails, administrate, design, print, clean, build, repair, record radio, post messages andContinue reading “Fellow Servants in the Church”

Where Do You Find Happiness?

Where Do You Find Happiness? I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High. Psalm 9:2 One of my favorite childhood songs from children’s church is called, “Happiness is the Lord.”  Lindsay Terry tells the following story as to how this wonderful song came about.Continue reading “Where Do You Find Happiness?”

Making Time to Pray

Making Time to Pray But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.                   1 Peter 4:7 When faced with a big decision or fraught with a new diagnosis, we can start to pray like we never prayed before.  ButContinue reading “Making Time to Pray”

A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal

A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal “So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him. And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, andContinue reading “A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal”

Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.  I Corinthians 6:12 Between health-care, lost work productivity, and crimes, addictions are costing America greatly.  Drugabuse.com says that $295 billion is lost to Tobacco,Continue reading “Overcoming Addiction”