• 5 Ways to Catch a Drifting Faith#

    17 July, 2018

    You may have just victoriously gone through a great crisis, but now be alert about the things that may appear to be the least likely to tempt you. Beware of thinking that the areas of your life where you have experienced victory in the past are now the least likely to cause you to stumble and fall.…...[read more]

  • When There Was No faith

    5 July, 2018

    Once upon a time (in pre-history) there was no faith. This time will arrive again soon, when the dwelling of God returns to be with men. (But not with all men.) In the beginning God was not unseen. He walked and talked with Adam first, and then Eve, also in Eden. This is how He chose to create…...[read more]

  • Waited Long?

    27 June, 2018

    Long have I wandered in God's word. His trails and tracks with its vistas and views always reach into my soul. Often my wandering opens my wondering. Wondering arrives in waiting rooms, where expectation is deferred and anticipation is as yet unmet. Waiting rooms can become bathed in worry…...[read more]

  • Sipping Coffee with the Pastor

    19 June, 2018

    I recall the water's edge in a sheltered cove, a quiet backwater to a much larger basin that spilled into the ocean. We would take our young family there with a joy-filled regularity. This paradise secreted away from the maddening winds of life became the perfect water playground for our…...[read more]

  • The Testing of Faith

    23 May, 2018

    Suffering confronts the benevolence of God. It is in our appalling darknesses that we mistrust the love He has shown us in our easy light. Yet, it is faith that raises its threatening fists against the strongest of enemies. Then the divinely implanted good truths will overthrow all outward contrary…...[read more]

  • I Have Cast My Lot With Jesus

    22 May, 2018

    I have cast my lot with Jesus I choose Him to navigate my calm or stormy seas I pray, I plead, my soul long wrestles with self-will Yet, I have cast my lot with Jesus long ago. I choose daily to hold His hand, to grip it ever tighter Daily Jesus too choses to never lift His grip from me. When sin…...[read more]

  • Let Me feel Hope - Please?

    19 April, 2018

    Too many, too long have lived at hell's doors. Visiting the vestibule of hell is surely a metaphor to living without hope. For, hell holds no hope. Torment is present while hope is absent. Hopelessness becomes its own tomb. Hope deferred makes the heart sick. (Proverbs 13:12) A Christian wit,…...[read more]

  • God's Journeymen

    14 April, 2018

    Believers travel an unfamiliar path. They move as journeymen, competent but not masters in the ways of holiness. This path is trodden by gentle and steadfast people. As with Jeremiah these travellers may too be acquainted with despair. Loneliness may be their nearest friend; even counted as…...[read more]

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