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ACCEPT ONE ANOTHER

Church greeters on a Sunday morning have a very important role. They are the first people who worshipers meet as they enter the building. Through their friendly smiles and welcoming attitudes, they let everyone know people are valued and welcome. In today‚Äôs passage, Paul gives final instructions to the church in Rome. As is true in our churches today, there were people at many different stages of their spiritual journey. Some were young believers, still…

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THE OLD MULE IN THE WELL!

Shake It Off, Shake Off Adversity How do you deal with life’s challenges? How do you handle adversity when it comes your way? How do you react when something is just not right, when it is not perfect? The Old Mule in the Well A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule ‘braying’ – or – whatever mules do…

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Measurement of Time!

Inspiring Story: A Letter From God  Inspirational Christian Story  As you got up I watched and hoped you would talk to me. Just a few words, such as thanking  me for something good in your life yesterday or last week would do.  But I noticed you were busy selecting the right clothes for work. I waited again to hear from  you. When you ran around the house collecting papers, I knew there would be a…

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A REASON, A SEASON, AND A LIFETIME!

A Reason, A Season, and A Lifetime “A time to be born nd a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot” ECCLESIASTES 3:2 People come into your life for a reason, a season, and sometimes a lifetime. Do you every wonder why someone comes into your life? A chance meeting. A conversation begins with a stranger, simple pleasantries. Some common ground. Then another conversation later. Time leads to deeper conversations…

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God’s Vegetable Garden!

It’s been said that God first separated the salt water from the fresh, made dry land, planted a garden, made animals and fish. All before making a human. He made and provided what we’d need before we were born, including a medical pharmacy. These are best & more powerful when eaten raw. God’s Pharmacy? Have you heard the phrase, “eat lots of sweet potatoes”? God left us a great clue as to what foods help…

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Dead Ducks Don’t Flutter!

Dead Ducks Don’t Flutter Inspirational Christian Story on Struggling Many years ago, a wealthy man went duck hunting with a hired hand named Sam.They took a horse and carriage, and along the way a rim came off one of the wheels. As Sam hammered it back on, he accidentally hit his finger. Instantly he let go with some bad words. He quickly fell to his knees, asking God’s forgiveness. “Lord, it’s difficult at times to…

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Understanding God through John 3:16

Understanding God. Just Say John 3:16. A little boy was selling newspapers on a windy Chicago corner. People went into and out of their houses and homes to get away from the wintry cold, hardly noticing him. The little boy was so cold that he wasn’t really trying to sell many papers. He walked up to a policeman and said, “Hey Mister, you wouldn’t happen to know where a poor boy could find a warm…

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Ecclesiastes Chapter 3: Part 2

Tear and Mend “a time to tear and a time to mend” Tearing and mending. Words common to a tailor or seamstress. Or a tent maker, Or one who makes sails for ships. Sometimes repairing or creating something new requires tearing away the old first. Tent making is an ancient art, and Paul was a tent maker nearly 2000 years ago. (Act 18:3). Ships sails are made from the same basic canvas materials, sewn together…

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