Wood, Hay, and Stubble

"According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon.But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, …

Alma Mater

"But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all." Galatians 4:26 Personifying New Jerusalem as a woman is a common and yet intriguing metaphor. Scripture sets the precedent for speaking of cities in this way. Earthly Jerusalem and Samaria are called Aholibah  and Aholah in Ezekiel 23:4. Sodom is called …

Tell It Again

Our Resurrection Sunday was far more blessed than I could have ever hoped for. We had a beautiful day, and a wonderful service to remember. We had 98 in attendance, with over 20 in our junior church services, and over 60 adults in the sanctuary to worship with us.The Lord also granted us an extra …

What Were You Looking For On Easter?

Easter, like all other major holidays can be summed up in one word. Christmas is giving. Independence Day is American. Thanksgiving is thanks. Easter, summed up in one word, is searching.Pagans would search for romance in ancient times, motivated by lust. Children today search for colorful plastic eggs stuffed with candy and other surprises. Religions see today …