The Calling of a Soldier of Jesus Christ

“Remember your high calling, you are a minister and ambassador of Christ, you are entrusted with the most honorable and important employment that can engage and animate the heart of man. Filled and fired with a constraining sense of the love of Jesus and the worth of souls; impressed with an ardor to carry war … Continue reading The Calling of a Soldier of Jesus Christ

The Secret to Serving Others Well

Jesus said:  “I am among you as one that serves” and “I did not come to be served, but to serve and to give my life as a ransom for many.”  The Apostle Paul reiterated Jesus’ philosophy of leadership: “Ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake.”  So long as there is a human being who does … Continue reading The Secret to Serving Others Well

Doing Something Significant for the Kingdom

What does it look like to do something significant for the kingdom of God? This past Sunday we looked at the Parable of the Talents from Matthew 25:14-30. We discussed two contrasting views of the Master than result in two contrasting types of stewardship and two contrasting futures. Here is a short excerpt from a … Continue reading Doing Something Significant for the Kingdom

Tribute to Mom and Dad on their 50th Wedding Anniversary

Mom and Dad, today (April 9, 2011) is a great celebration of God’s faithfulness to our family… your 50th wedding anniversary. Thanks to Caroline and Cindy for organizing this special occasion and for all of you… our family and friends who have taken time to come and honor mom and dad. Scottie and I certainly … Continue reading Tribute to Mom and Dad on their 50th Wedding Anniversary