Tis the season once again. Didn’t we just celebrate Christmas?
For many people the thought of having a missions conference doesn’t produce excitement. They would rather have a quadruple heart bypass than give up half a weekend for a church conference.
I have had more doctor appointments this year than I think I have ever had – and its only August!
First I’d would like to give a shout out to all those who helped make the Easter Sunrise Service a great success.
Here’s a deep theological question for you: Do Presbyterians have to have a meal in order for a gathering to be well-attended?
There is a saying, “You just can’t get good help these days.” Most of us will find that easy to agree with. However, we have the opposite problem: We can’t keep good help, at least not in the office.
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” When Jesus spoke these words in Matthew 5:21 He drew a straight line between what we love and how we prove what we love by our actions.
Tis the season – yes the Christmas holiday season is upon us once again. And a big part of the season involves the exchanging of gifts between friends and between family members. There is a double benefit when these exchanges take place: there is the benefit of receiving gifts, but also [and arguably more importantly] there is the benefit of giving. A major reason we experience joy at Christmastime is because of gifts and giving. But none of this, wonderful as it is, compares to the greatest Gift from the greatest Giver.