Disciple’s Prayer

Disciple’s Prayer By Paul George Matthew 6:5-13 The Jews of Jesus’ day had developed a religious system they thought would get them into the Kingdom. In Matthew chapter 5, Jesus said their theology missed the mark. In Matthew chapter 6 Jesus is addressing their religious activities. They were seeking the praise of men over the [...]

Waiting for God First, the American Way Second

Waiting for God First, the American Way Second By Patrick Roberts It would be very American of us to take God’s kingdom into our own hands. And to assume we have a little more figured out than everyone else would also be very American. But the day we cast aside our ethnocentrism and our need [...]

Thanksgiving Carole

Thanksgiving Carole By Frances Fernandez “THE THANKSGIVING CAROLE” “Oh no, Lord, not already! Where did the time go,” I silently moaned as I heard the front door slam. I quickly squeezed one more flower in the Thanksgiving centerpiece due at church in just three hours. I couldn’t believe I had committed myself to this …

FEAR Looming Like a Horrible Storm on Your Horizon There Is Help

FEAR Looming Like a Horrible Storm on Your Horizon There Is Help By Marijo Phelps What if I have an accident on the wintry roads? What if I lose my job? What if my husband gets laid off? What if the kids get a horrible disease? What if someone is breaking into the house tonight? [...]

Some Thoughts On Prayer Based Upon Matthew Six

Some Thoughts On Prayer Based Upon Matthew Six By Marijo Phelps Matthew 6:5-8 The Model Prayer “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, [...]

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