Giving the Present to God

My brother has a clock on his wall that I have always appreciated. All the numbers have toppled down into a jumbled pile at the bottom. Across the face in large letters it says simply, “WHATEVER.”

If you have been …

Listening to the Call

I am sure you have similar memories as mine of playing with friends after school. When I was growing up, I was fortunate enough to live in a small semi-rural town in middle England where children could run outside in …

Never Had There Been Such a Feast!

“But we have little enough for ourselves!” In the folk tale Stone Soup, this is the villagers’ reaction when they see three strangers walking toward their town. So, what do they do? They hurry to hide all their food and …

Stewardship – A Spiritual Discipline

The theme of this year’s stewardship campaign is to Realize Stewardship Via Pledge. A pledge is a commitment, a promise, a way of “realizing” (making real) our spiritual discipline of stewardship.

There is a plainly practical …

My Grace is Sufficient

Salvation – a beautiful gift given to the world by God Himself. The Father sent his only Son to earth, a God and King of all creation, to be born as a man whose purpose was to be a blameless