What a Friend We Have In Jesus

What A Friend We Have In Jesus by Joseph M. Scriven What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer! O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless pain we bear, All because we do not carry everything toContinue reading “What a Friend We Have In Jesus”

It Is Better To Suffer For Doing Good!

It’s been easy for me to get discouraged lately.  I read the news and watch the holy ordinance of marriage attacked by a godless society.  I read further and discover that religious discrimination is thriving in New York. There, it is not only lawful to deny churches the ability to rent public school space forContinue reading “It Is Better To Suffer For Doing Good!”

What Am I Afraid Of?

We all have things that we are afraid of. Some are small fears, some are bigger fears. For instance; some people are afraid of heights or spiders or clowns.  To my knowledge I don’t have any fears that cripple me like that.  But I do have some smaller fears. It could be said that I’mContinue reading “What Am I Afraid Of?”

Christmas in October

One of the fundamentals of the life of a worship pastor is that, every year you get a whole lot of Christmas.  Having the responsibility of helping the congregation celebrate every year means you start with rehearsals in October.  And to do that, you must at least begin sifting through music in July or atContinue reading “Christmas in October”

I Think My Eyes Are In Backward

A SHORT STORY – FROM A MADE UP DIARY I think my eyes are in backwards and all I can see right now is myself. I’m blind to the needs of others around me. To me, they don’t even exist. All I can see are my needs. It doesn’t seem to be hurting me, butContinue reading “I Think My Eyes Are In Backward”

Feeling Enriched

…And yet I/We have so much work to do! What a great Marriage Enrichment Workshop at FSBC family. Thanks to all the team who worked so hard today so that other couples could relax and take it all in and focus on their spouses! Also, thanks to the team from West Side Family Church forContinue reading “Feeling Enriched”

Revolutionary

I just finished a book by George Barna and I have to say it is one of the most inspiring reads I have come across in a long time. I want to be a Revolutionary Christian! This is the statement of the common Revolutionary (according to Barna); “I am a Revolutionary in the service ofContinue reading “Revolutionary”