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  • Two kinds of thanksgiving
    Two kinds of thanksgiving
    In the story of the thankful Samaritan (Luke 17:11-19), ten were healed but only one was pronounced saved by his faith. Were the other nine healed apart from their own faith? Without thankfulness are we not completely well, even though our disease...
  • There are only two races on earth
    There are only two races on earth
    In the end of the day there are really only two races on earth, and they are not distinguished by skin color or kind of hair. They are the good and the bad, the takers and the givers, the generous and the selfish, The selfish race are judged...
  • Football
    Ferguson, Football, and Four-Letter Words
    Thanksgiving is here and, as I reflected on things for which I am thankful, it occurred to me that there were certain things happening in our world that are directly related to the fact that we are not thankful enough. It also brought to my...
  • it's a Pride Thing - A Devotion
    It's A Pride Thing - A Devotion
    Proverbs 16:18-20 (Message)First pride, then the crash—the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. It’s better to live humbly among the poor than to live it up among the rich and famous. It pays to take life seriously; things work out...
  • Moosehead Lake, Greenville, Maine
    A tribute to Paul the Apostle
    Paul trained as a Rabbi under Gamaliel, whom was one of the greatest teachers of the Torah and Jewish customs ever. When Jesus Christ captured Paul and nearly blinded him on the road to Damascus (Acts 9.3-16), the Lord apprehended one of the...
  • Speak life
    Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger
    A Daily Word from the Word for Wednesday, November 26, 2014“So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” – James 1:19...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, November 26
    Being more than a name on the membership list
    Today’s bible study is 1 Corinthians 12:12-14: Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body--whether Jews or Gentiles,...
  • If I knew then what I know now: 5 things married Christian women now understand
    If I knew then what I know now: 5 things married Christian women now understand
    “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” Proverbs 31:26Why is it that so many times it takes heartache, pain, confusion and disappointment for us to learn? And sometimes we’re still none...
  • Riots cause destruction after the grand jury declines to indict Officer Darren Wilson
    Ferguson's golden calf
    Immediately following the announcement of the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, there was chaos, fires, looting, vandalism, and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. It was a mob scene...
  • fallen star
    Cosby’s philanthropy has nothing to do with allegations
    Institutions and other organizations that once proudly accepted the time and treasure of Bill Cosby are beginning to walk away; according to a November 25 article in the Courier General. Berklee College of Music recently announced that it would be...
  • Jesus Died to Save us Not to Give us Religion
    Jesus Died to Save us Not to Give us Religion
    Jesus showed compassion and love towards all people. As God incarnate he was not intimated or tricked by the religious leaders and as a man he was completed devoted and submitted to the father’s will at all times. His sole purpose was to...
  • Scrooge Spirit 3
    Free presentation of A Christmas Carol
    ST. PETERSBURG, FL Nov 25, 2014 - Looking to get into the Christmas mood without spending a fortune? Park Street Baptist Church will present a live, on-stage production of Charles Dickens'A Christmas Carol.The play has all of the story's...
  • Let your friends inspire you
    When your friends are believers, leaders and dreamers
    Why is it that right when you’re going through something, you hear, see or read exactly what you needed to change or confirm your perspective to God’s?It shows the true power of God that when we distance ourselves from what honors him-...
  • Human dignity is in danger across 'haggard' old Europe, Pope tells EU
    Human dignity is in danger across 'haggard' old Europe, Pope tells EU
    In a cautiously optimistic speech to the European Parliament on Tuesday, Pope Francis warned that human dignity is in danger across the continent of Europe, and he said that if the European Union is to be a productive and decent contributor to the...
  • Resting llamas
    Finding rest in Christ
    Where do you find rest? How do you find rest? How can you lose rest? Rest is necessary for everyday living as it rejuvenates the body, mind and spirit for another day of hard work, but finding the correct rest is what makes resting difficult. Many...