Mary

Mary  by Max Lucado Marys are gifted with praise. They don’t just sing; they worship. They don’t simply attend church; they go to offer praise. They don’t just talk about Christ; they radiate Christ. Marys have one foot in heaven and the other on a cloud. It’s not easy for them to come to earth, […]

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The God of Great Grace

The God of Great Grace by Max Lucado He doesn’t speak. He removes his robe and takes the servant’s wrap off of the wall. Taking the pitcher, he pours the water into the basin. He kneels before them with the basin and sponge and begins to wash. The towel that covers his waist is also […]

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Bagpipes…

A Homeless Man’s Funeral As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the Kentucky back country. As I was not familiar […]

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This I Know…

One of the very first things learned in church as a little kid, had to be the song, “Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so”, ……..  The writer knew the truth, but his words in this song did not convey the personal depth of the statement.  What if you were […]

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Want a Donut?

Want A Donut? A Professor of Religion, who taught at a small college in the Western United States, tried hard to communicate the essence of the Gospel in his survey course in Christianity. Every student was required to take this course his or her freshman year regardless their major. The professor found that most of […]

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Myra Brooks Welch, The Touch of the Master’s Hand

Myra Brooks Welch, The Touch of the Master’s Hand: ’Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer thought it scarcely worth his while to waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a smile: “What am I bidden, good folks,” he cried, “Who’ll start the bidding for me?” “A dollar, a dollar”; […]

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Sweden: Preschoolers Banned from Saying ‘Amen,’ Mentioning the Bible

Sweden: Preschoolers Banned from Saying ‘Amen,’ Mentioning the Bible by Virginia Hale26 Jun 20171,432 Children at a Christian preschool in Sweden are no longer allowed to say grace at mealtimes, “Amen”, or talk about the Bible, after a ruling by the Umeå municipality. Visiting the preschool for an inspection, supervisors from the district said the […]

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Don’t Forget Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 14th

SOMEBODY SAID Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you’ve had a baby. Somebody doesn’t know that once you’re a mother, normal is history. Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct. Somebody never took a three-year-old shopping. Somebody said being a mother is boring. Somebody […]

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The Visitor

One day, a man went to visit a church. He arrived early, parked his car, and got out. Another car pulled up near him, and the driver told him, “I always park there. You took my place!” The visitor went inside for Sunday School, found an empty seat, and sat down. A young lady from […]

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