Romans 4:25.  “He was handed over to die because of our sins, and he was raised to life to make us right with God.” Just after World War II, a Preacher by the name of William Sangster, came down with a disease that gradually paralyzed him. Eventually, even his vocalSee More

Have you ever been to Cat Island, Arkansas? Have you ever heard of Cat Island, Arkansas? Well, neither had I until today. I was doing research and ran across it. In 1884 something happened there that the church world should know about.  A young man by the name of CharlesSee More

It takes two things to put a puzzle together. Willingness and patience. I have neither one.   There is a couple in our church that loves to do puzzles. They sit by the hour, and piece by piece, they work at it.  But not me. I like to see them whenSee More

Not long ago I was with my son, Allen, who is a home builder.  He was building a very large house. I saw the plans (blueprints) that he had. They were quite complicated to me, but to him, they were a guide to the completion of this house because heSee More

Charles Wesley wrote 6,500 hymns that have been used in churches for many years.  But his brother, John Wesley, preached over 40,000 sermons! God mightily used both. Even though it was Charles who wrote many of the hymns of the day, it was John who liked to translate German hymnsSee More

“Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down! How the mountains would quake in your presence! As fire causes wood to burn and water to boil, your coming would make the nations tremble. Then your enemies would learn the reason for your fame! When you came downSee More

Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.  Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:31-32 Kindness is almost a lost art today, isn’t it? So manySee More

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Christians are facing things today that the early church never even dreamed about. The closerSee More

So the Lord must wait for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. For the Lord is a faithful God. Blessed are those who wait for his help. Isaiah 30:18 “Where have you been? I have been calling and calling you!” Have youSee More

A few weeks ago, I noticed that the rose garden at church needed work. So with the help of others, we sat to work cleaning and pruning. After we finished the cleaning and pruning, I didn’t know if we would ever have roses again; I mean, it looked terrible.  AsSee More