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”

Don’t Be Like Your Dog

Don’t Be Like Your Dog “A little lad of six was invited out to lunch in a neighbor’s home. As soon as all were seated at the table the food was served. The little boy was puzzled, and, with a child’s frankness, asked, “Don’t you say a prayer before you eat?” The host was uncomfortable,Continue reading “Don’t Be Like Your Dog”

Prayer Changes Us

Prayer Changes Us If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.  John 15:7 “A fifth grade boy who had heard a sermon on persistence in prayer was praying by himself in his room one night. As his dad passed hisContinue reading “Prayer Changes Us”

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”

The Initiative of Missions

The Initiative of Missions Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.  John 20:21 The tomb was empty.  The disciples were hiding in the Upper Room.  Jesus shows up.  He appears in the middle of the room even with all the doorsContinue reading “The Initiative of Missions”