Have you ever noticed the physical phenomenon that occurs when you think about all the things for which you are thankful? The other morning while still in bed, I started to list my blessings from God. First on my list was ‘knowing God.’ By the time I’d listed numbers...
How Good Do You Have to be?
Have you ever wondered if you are good enough to be saved? If so, this is for you.
What’s the Message You’re Getting at Church?
by Sondra Peters I was having a conversation with my friend, five-year-old Ayden, while he was eating his McDonald's Happy Meal. I asked him about the cookie and he said that there was no cookie. I said, "What kind of a happy meal doesn't have a cookie?!?" And he...
Is this the only day of salvation?
Is this (present physical life) the only day of salvation? Does the hope of salvation, offer of eternal life and chance for repentance and faith end with our physical death? Does the saving grace of God extend beyond the grave, and is it available after death?
Where Is God When You Need Him?
Do you feel alone, that God has forgotten you? Do you no longer feel His presence in your life? Have you ever felt His presence? “God, where are you!?”
Does God love with caution or with abandon? . . .
Nudges from God
Does an idea ever pop into your mind that makes you think, “Where in the world did that come from?” I am usually caught off guard when I’m hit with one of these thoughts because (A.) it’s a brilliant idea and/or (B) it is an idea that if I am to pull it off, it’s...
I See Big Buts
No, I didn’t misspell “butt” and I am not trying to insult anyone. I am simply stating a fact; we all have big buts in our lives. Last week, Sondra talked about “nudges from God” and how He will often give us guidance and direction for decisions and choices we should...
Artist Among Us
My creative process takes me by surprise sometimes. My response to the world around me has always been from underneath, or sideways or from inside out. I am interested in what we hold as important and what we don't. I muse at the skeletons left behind from our actions...
God is good, all the time!
We recently heard from a friend that the diagnosis was “no cancer.” My husband responded with a jubilant, “God is good!” My friend echoed back, “All the time!” I’ve heard this before and wholeheartedly agree. But each time I’ve heard this, I’ve wondered, “Do we...