Posts from September 2016

Submission to God’s Will & Way

In my sermon Sunday, I used this quote and I have been thinking about what it means for some time. Maybe over time I can get it right. John Wesley said, “We do not have to think alike to love alike”. Imagine Jesus. Thinks and acts like no man the world has ever seen. He preaches with authority […]

The True Reason for Existence

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.” Mt. 22:37 Search deeply enough into every heart and you’ll find in it a longing for meaning, a search for purpose. As surely as a child breathes, he will someday wonder why he is alive. Some search for that meaning […]

Pointing Others to Him

So, it may just be me, but during the sermon on Sunday, I was listening to Pastor Riley speak when he showed a picture of one of the Kardashian sisters and talked about her searching to find her purpose. The congregation verbally responded negatively with sounds of a collective groan not once but twice. It […]

Seeking Grace

“You gave me life and showed me kindness, and in Your care You watched over my life.” Job 10:12 Discipline I understand and is easy for me to accept in my life. It’s logical, manageable and reasonable. God’s grace? Not so much. David the psalmist becomes David the voyeur, adulterer and murderer, but by God’s […]

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