Mothers Are a Blessing

My mother—preacher’s wife, Sunday School teacher, VBS director, Prayer Band president, hostess to visiting evangelists, missionaries—and mother to four—was a quiet helper to my father and a woman who had hot soup ready for lunch when we rushed in from school. She...

I Was Hungry

Ruby happened to watch a commercial for Feeding America. It showed people providing nutrition education in different languages, and asked people to get involved in the organization. When she told her mom Wendy about it they decided to look into volunteering. “We had...

Call to Action

“Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things” (Philippians 4:8). Sometimes life gets heavy. Tragic things happen in the...

St. Michael’s Vessels Return Home

Friends in Christ, This morning, all of St. Michael’s sacred vessels were discovered in a car during a routine traffic stop.  The suspect in custody admitted to what he had done.  To the surprise of the detective and state trooper, the young thief requested...