Everlasting Hope

November 28, 2021
When George H. Bush was vice president he represented the U.S. at the funeral of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.  Bush was deeply moved by a silent protest carried out by…

Do You Believe This?

November 28, 2021
About a year ago, I got a phone call from one of the staff at Dunwood Place Seniors Complex. The name of the staff member is Yolanda Yonzon, who used…

The Eternal Reign

November 21, 2021
A priest got news about an hour before worship that king Louis XIV of France would be present.  He decided to ditch his well prepared sermon and to speak on…
One of history’s greatest musical conductors was Arturo Toscanini.  Born in Parma, Italy, in 1867, Toscanini died in his sleep in New York City in 1957.  For years he conducted…

Resume Reading to God

October 31, 2021
Gracious God, we humbly ask that you would grant us the gift of the Holy Spirit so that in the hearing of your most excellent word we may know our…

Only By Grace

October 31, 2021
In his book, “The Mystery of Christ”, Episcopal priest, Robert Farrar Capon, illustrated faith as grace and not earned by works.  He wrote, “Suppose I were to tell you that…

Giving God Your Best

October 24, 2021
On a rainy Sunday afternoon, a brother and sister were playing “Noah and the Ark.”  An old shoe box with holes cut for windows and a door was the ark. …

Conquer Discouragement

October 17, 2021
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the prince of preachers, was said to have severe struggles with depression and discouragement.  It made him feel guilty that he who preached the Gospel of hope…

I Love God Because…

October 10, 2021
An English girl named Elizabeth Barrett suffered a spinal injury and was disabled for the rest of her life.  But her extraordinary poems brought many admirers to her.  Among them…

Take The Step

October 3, 2021
In a remote area in the Republic of the Congo is a river where the native people have to cross over by stepping on rocks.  The current is very strong…