Let the Past be the Past

The white metal sign looked so lonely, its faded yellow trim standing out in a field of brittle grass and flowing weeds. Once upon a time it had been an important warning marker to approaching boats.  At some point in the past it had served a purpose, had helped travelers avoid danger by not letting […]

It’s a Good Thing Your Bag Has Holes

Seriously?  Another one??? I stared at the grocery bag in annoyance, one hand holding its flimsy form up to the light as the other spread open the beige plastic for examination.  Yep, two nice-sized holes in the bottom made this one a no-go, too. You see, I use grocery bags for trash liners in my […]

Is God Contradicting Himself?

As a pastor, I often get questions of a more theological nature. Thursdays are the day I like to post some on the blog. Enjoy! —Pastor Phillip QUESTION: No matter how many times I discuss the following, I  just  cannot  get it  settled  in my mind. “…God our Savior…desires all people to be saved and […]

Your actions declare what you are

Scripture Notes on John 5 “If I testify about Myself, My testimony is not valid… But I have a greater testimony than John’s because of the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish. These very works I am doing testify about Me that the Father has sent Me.”  (John 5:31, 36) For Jesus to prove He […]