One of the earliest and the most influential leaders and defenders of the Christian faith was Augustine, the fourth century writer of the “Confessions of Saint Augustine.”  Young Augustine was…

How To Embrace Life

May 2, 2021
His name was John – a young man in his late twenties who attended Alcohol Anonymous meetings for a few months.  One of the people shared that it was Jesus…
The Rev. Dr. Mark Holland, the executive director of Mainstream United Methodist Church, was asked, “Do you believe in the bodily resurrection?”  His response was, “Yes. metaphorically.  1 Cor. 15:44…
In the early 1900’s an American songwriter named Jimmy Cox wrote a song called, “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out”, which later became a popular song during the…

“Just as He said”

April 4, 2021
Easter Sunday tells us of One Who never breaks His word; One Who always does as He says.  He told His disciples before He went to the cross – “I…

“It Is Finished”

March 28, 2021
Many years ago a Christian farmer was deeply concerned over an unsaved carpenter.  The farmer wanted to explain to him how the finished work of Christ was sufficient for his…

“I Thirst…”

March 21, 2021
I would like to begin with a quote from the prince of preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  "The sea is His, and He made it," and all fountains and springs are…