In just four days we will gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving—a day to give thanks. My love for Thanksgiving has changed through the years. Now that I am older I love Thanksgiving because it gives us an
Time is the great leveler of humanity. Some people live under a bridge, others rent a room, some own their own home, and some live in homes as large as hotels. Some families walk to their destination, others ride a
The United States use to be known as the “Land of the free and the home of the brave.” Today, we rarely if ever hear that phrase, but there’s hardly a day that goes by that we don’t hear and read stories of those who are offended.
Throughout history, in cultures and communities throughout the world, bread has been the most basic source of nourishment. The Hebrew slaves ate “matzo,” or unleavened bread before they packed up their bags and began their journey to the Promised Land.
She didn’t understand any more than Nicodemus understood, or for that matter, any more than the disciples understood Jesus when He was teaching on many occasions. They didn’t understand because they, Jew and Gentile alike, were focused on what was
It was a Sunday morning when two high school buddies in Charleston, South Carolina set out to go fishing on their 15 ft. boat. The boys, Troy Driscoll and Josh Long, paddled out from Sullivan’s Island not realizing that bad
How do you know what the “truth” is? Whether we are talking about testimony in a court of law, two friends whose relationship has become strained because of something that was supposedly done or said, or some new supposed breakthrough
As followers of Jesus we are called to love one another (John 13:34), to look not to our own interest, but each of us are supposed to look out for the interest of others (Philippians 2:4), we are to serve
We’re rebels. Each and every one of us seated in this sanctuary are rebels at heart. A rebel is someone who resists authority and that definition accurately describes each of us. Most of us wouldn’t describe ourselves as rebels, we
Last week we started looking at the story of Nicodemus and Jesus. I mentioned last week that there is more than meets the eye in this amazing story. Nicodemus says that he can “see” that Jesus is a teacher who