LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

The greatest teacher of all time, the God-man Jesus, taught this timeless truth in Matthew 5:43-48: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I say to you, ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,’ so...

REFORMATION

This is a word that came into great prominence in 16th century Germany.  The man Martin Luther, nailed 95 statements on a church door in Wittenburg, Germany calling for changes in the church’s stance on Indulgences.  An Indulgence was money paid to the church to help...

ONLY BROKEN PEOPLE NEED APPLY

When you think of broken people what comes to mind?  An alcoholic that dulls his or her pain by throwing back a fifth of this, or a twelve pack of that?  What about a drug addict that just cannot seem to break the need for another hit of meth or whatever drug they use...

Perfect Timing

When I was young I loved to watch Figure 8 racing on Wide World of Sports every Saturday.  If you have never heard of this type of racing, it is a mixture of NASCAR and Demolition Derby.  The cars race on a track that is, of course, in the figure of the number eight....

A CALL TO REPENTANCE!

This week’s essay is not a call from this Pastor to repentance but rather an examination of three very famous people from history who called on their people to turn to God.  The first is from a man dressed in camel’s hair and a leather belt who ate food quite foreign...