Some New Year’s Thoughts

Is it just me, or did it seem like the year 2009 just sped by? And not only that, but we have another decade under our belt! It seems the older you get, the faster time goes. When I was in elementary school, time seemed to crawl at a snail’s pace. Now, not only years go by quickly, but so do entire decades! I read an interesting thing about what time it is in your life. If your age is . . . read more ›

The In-between Times

This week is that classic in-between time before New Year’s Day,when Christmas is pretty much over, but the trappings remain. Christmas trees being taken down, there are sales galore on all things holiday, etc. A lot of people are off of work, and it’s hard to get any business done. It seems like we want to rush through times like this, but I have found those in-between times are sometimes the most fun. The hype of Christmas is done and the . . . read more ›

Pray for Chuck Smith

Last night, Pastor Chuck Smith was taken to the hospital and had what was described by his doctor as a “mini-stroke.” His doctor expects him to make a full recovery. Let’s remember this beloved man of God in prayer, that the Lord would touch, bless, and heal him.

Christmas in the Rear-view Mirror

Well, it’s finally over. I don’t know about you, but once the celebration of Christmas is completed, I am done. Frankly, I don’t personally want to see any more twinkling lights or hear any more holiday songs, especially ones about Santa and reindeer. I am quite content to put Christmas in the rear view mirror. Now I have to admit, I have an ulterior motive for that personally. Honestly, for anyone who is suffering, Christmas is especially hard. If you . . . read more ›

Merry Christmas Everyone!

May the Lord bless each and everyone of you as you celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ today. I pray that you will be a radiant witness to family and friends. And remember to tell those that matter to you that you love them, especially your children and parents.