The Longer I Serve

  After visiting my grandparents (PaPa & NaNa) one day this summer, I left marveled at these two witnesses. PaPa is 92 and Nana is 87. They have lived long and fruitful lives. PaPa stationed in Europe during… Read More

Sermon: Love: More Than Words

Sermon: Renew and Transform

 

Something Beautiful

This picture has been making the rounds on Facebook the past few weeks. The first picture shows what a child did to a wall. The next picture shows what the child’s mother did to that scribble. The mother… Read More

Sermon: Stepping Out

A sermon preached at Shady Grove United Methodist (Spotsylvania) on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 on Matthew 14:22-33.

Since Jesus Passed By

A number of years ago while part of a work camp in Durham, North Carolina, I was assigned to work with a group of young people on the house of an elderly African-American woman. Before even meeting her,… Read More

Planet of the Apes (1968)

When it was released in April of 1968, it was not well received by many critics. However, Planet of the Apes would go down as a classic sci-fi film. Charlton Heston is George Taylor, an American astronaut who,… Read More

Follow Friday: Susan Irene Fox

Follow Friday

I first discovered Susan Irene Fox and her self-titled blog after she started liking some of mine posts. Out of curiosity I started reading her blog. Susan has a way of sharing profound, spiritual thoughts that are welcoming… Read More

Top Ten Disney Animated Songs

Moviepilot, an amazing source for all things pop culture, recently posted what they thought were the top ten disney songs from their animated films. You can read their list here. Just for fun, I thought I’d ponder with some… Read More

3 Shades of Grace: Introduction

“We know no gospel without salvation from sin.” -John Wesley Charles Schultz’ Charlie Brown says to his friend Linus, “Life is just too much for me. I’ve been confused right from the day I was born. I think… Read More

Empty Eggs

Death is swallowed up in victory. O death where is your sting? O grave, where is your victory? (1 Corinthians 15:54-55) When I was a kid all of us cousins would hunt Easter Eggs at our grandparents’ on… Read More

Stranger Among Us

Read Luke 24:13-35. The two travelers in our text were walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus in the broad daylight of Sunday, yet they were still walking in the shadows of Friday.  They were tangled up in disappointment, grief,… Read More

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