The Cost of Freedom

The Cost of Freedom

On July 2, 1716 the Continental Congress of the 13 colonies wrote the Declaration of Independence. This was approved on July 4, 1776. This document declared the colonies would be free from the rule of the king of England. The people had been oppressed by the monarch...
Glimpse of Glory

Glimpse of Glory

“Heaven will surely be worth it all,” we often sing lifting heart and soul above the fray of burdens, toils, and cares of this world. Songs most requested in my experience of leading singing have been those beautiful hymns of heaven and home. The Bible gives few...
Zeal

Zeal

The words zeal, zealous, and zealously appear numerous times in both Old and New Testaments. The word zeal is defined as “great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective” (New Oxford American Dictionary). The World Book Dictionary defines it as “eager...
Did Jesus Use Clickbait?

Did Jesus Use Clickbait?

If you’re an avid fisherman, you may think this is about the latest trend in fishing lures. I am behind the times, so someone who is more literate in tech talk than I am had to explain it to me. Before the days of the internet, preachers tried to create ways to get...
Are You Ready To Die?

Are You Ready To Die?

People act strange and make certain choices which cannot be explained in a sensible, logical way. We all know we are going to die but some seem to think it is not their time to go. In fact, it is never their time to leave this old world. They say there is life beyond...