8 Feb 2022 0 Comment

Growing in Faith

Author: Bob von Trebra   Malachi 3:10 Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in my house, and thus put me to the test, says the LORD of hosts; see if I will not open the windows of heaven for you...
1 Feb 2022 0 Comment

The Four Hole Swamp

Author: Nancy Stevens   You can’t find firm footing in a swamp, but life rooted in God stands firm    Proverbs 12:3   My grandparents had a cotton farm near the Four Hole Swamp in South Carolina. We had moved up...
25 Jan 2022 0 Comment

Conversation

Author -Rick Kron   “It seems to me that the good Lord in his infinite wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable: hope, jokes, and dogs.  But the greatest of these was dogs.”     -Robyn Davidson, Australian writer...
18 Jan 2022 0 Comment

Faith Without Doubt

Betsy Barrett Ephesians 3:17 May Christ dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love. In my teens I struggled to understand God and wanted to know how to find God. In my struggles I finally sat...
11 Jan 2022 0 Comment

Rooted in Love, Growing Together

Author: Julie Graf Frye   I part the out-thrusting branches and come in beneath the blessed and the blessing trees. Though I am silent there is singing around me. Though I am dark there is vision around...
4 Jan 2022 0 Comment

Considerations in the New Year

Author: Eric Malmborg The new year is a time to create resolutions or goals to focus on. It is a time to make sure we’re doing all we can to improve our physical or financial health. As a member of the committee on the Ministry of...
28 Dec 2021 0 Comment

Lessons

Author: Diana Shellenberger   “They will know we are Christians by our love.” Traditional hymn based on John 13:35   Some people who call themselves Christians have substituted the love the hymn praises for love...
21 Dec 2021 0 Comment

Sacred Manifestations of the Divine

Author: Larry Dansky Praise God the construction worker, who builds up the city.                Praise God the social worker, who heals the brokenhearted.                Praise God the nurse, who...
14 Dec 2021 0 Comment

Simple Gifts

Author: Nancy Wade   When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts...
7 Dec 2021 0 Comment

The Call

Author: Carolyn Gard Two weeks ago, we remembered the assassination of President Kennedy. Like many people my age, I remember where I was when I heard the news (teaching first grade) and the next few days being tied to the television....