The Owner & The Vinedressers

I am beginning a new sermon series on the gospel of Mark. Why? Because I have been impressed by how this shortest of the four gospels moves. It just takes off and all the stories connect well with the central theme of Mark, found in chapter 10 and verse 45, “For even the Son ofContinue reading “The Owner & The Vinedressers”

Drawing Closer To Jesus

I’m going to begin with a text from 2 Corinthians chapter 3 and verse 18. The scripture says, “ But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.” If youContinue reading “Drawing Closer To Jesus”

“Making Known His Victory”

Psalm 98, verse 1 says: “Oh, sing to the Lord a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory.” What is this new song that the psalmist calls us to sing to the Lord? It is a song of victory. But whose victory?Continue reading ““Making Known His Victory””

Be Still and Know–Through a Hike

March 28, 2022 Monday Introduction: In Psalm 46:10-11 it is written: “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! The Lord of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah” For Tracie and I, the experience writtenContinue reading “Be Still and Know–Through a Hike”

Midweek Pastoral Letter and “The Shield of Faith and Liberty”

Dear Folks, Happy mid-week! Currently, I am engaged in our Georgia-Cumberland Conference Ministers Meetings, which was supposed to be held at Cohutta Springs Conference Center. However, the uptick in Corona Virus cases changed that plan. Instead, we have been meeting via Zoom from 9:00am till Noon. Tomorrow will be our final meeting. Well, that meansContinue reading “Midweek Pastoral Letter and “The Shield of Faith and Liberty””