Love grows here

Love grows here

I thought you might like to see what has been happening here this past week. The courtyard has been cleaned.  I saw Hart Rist happily pressure washing one day, and Lynn Livesay was working in the flower gardens.  We are a more beautiful church because of you! The...
Love what you do

Love what you do

I hope today provides rest from your labors, and a time to stop and remember in prayer all who labor throughout the world. Several years ago, I tore the following picture from a magazine, and it has informed both my prayers and my attitude. So I share it with you!    ...
Peace, Trust & Faith

Peace, Trust & Faith

As I thought about Jeremiah and excuses, I remembered how Brad Dean wrestled with excuses and God. So I sent him a question, and he responded. From Brad Dean, in response to the question: Looking back, do you now see the intersection of God’s plan for you and Puerto...
Focus

Focus

          See me? In there, on the other side of the glass, through the waters and grasses of the aquarium at Ft. Fisher.  I know. I look out of focus. I suppose to you I am.  For this week of vacation, I have thought of you, prayed for you and carried you in my...
Generosity

Generosity

How do you define generosity?   Dictionaries might say readiness to give more than is strictly necessary.  How do we define God’s generosity? I think of Ephesians 1:7-8 “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the...