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W.I.S.H. Post – November 21, 2018

Read: Isaiah 52:7 “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” The Christmas season is almost here! “Black Friday” is this week, the busiest...

W.I.S.H. Post – November 14, 2018

Read:  Isaiah 2:1-4 Sin is real.  Peace is elusive, and often fragile.  Love does not convince every heart.  The spiritual truth of good news of salvation through Jesus Christ is a truth that must be learned generation to generation. And the coming of the Kingdom of...

W.I.S.H. Post – November 7, 2018

Read: Read: Matthew 26:42 “Again he went away for the second time and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done.”  One of Garth Brook’s songs, “Unanswered Prayers” always make me chuckle. It’s the story of former high school...

W.I.S.H. Post – October 31, 0218

Read: (a few verses to highlight what Jesus/New Testament says about love/hate)  “All who hate a brother or sister are murderers, and you know that murderers do not have eternal life abiding in them.” John 3:15 Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or...

W.I.S.H. Post – October 24, 2018

Read:  Luke 14:26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters–yes, even his own life–he cannot be my disciple.” Proof-texting.  I hate it!  Proof-texting is the term for when someone takes...

W.I.S.H. Posts – October 17, 2018

Read:  Philippians 4:8 –  “Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these...

W.I.S.H. Post – October 10, 2018

Read:  Psalm 133:1  (NIRV)   “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in peace!” Our country has just gone through a very difficult time.  There is deep division.  Some point to a long pattern in which victims of sexual assault are not...

W.I.S.H. Post – October 3, 2018

Read:  Psalm 133:1  (NIRV)                   “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in peace!” Most of you know that I am BIG on the Biblical concept of “shalom”.  The word, Shalom, occurs in the Old Testament, and is translated as the...

W.I.S.H. Post – September 26, 2018

Read:  Matthew 28:19-20  – “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the...

W.I.S.H. Post – September 19, 2018

Read:  Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” This morning I was taking my Boxer, Rosie, out to the yard and then a quick trip to the church office. While walking across the yard I noticed something quite striking.  It was a dandelion...