A Gift for Christ at Christmas

Early this morning in Dearborn, Michigan my thoughts are about the last minute things I had to do before Christmas Eve. Cards? Calls? Gifts? What’s the most important things you can do at Christmas? Among them is attending or watching our Christmas Eve Services to celebrate the birth of our Savior, as we thank Him…Read more A Gift for Christ at Christmas

Joseph: A Righteous Man

Joseph's character, faith, and God's choice of him to be the husband of Mary and a father to His Son, Jesus captivates me. Meditating on the few verses in the Bible about Joseph, I have grown to deeply appreciate his story. Joseph was a man of honor. Matthew's gospel describes him as a "righteous man."…Read more Joseph: A Righteous Man

Getting Ready For Christmas – What do you want me to do?

It's music to hear someone ask with enthusiasm, "What do you want me to do? Just ask? Anything?" This year, one of our volunteers said to me, "Pastor, I'll do anything to help, all you have to do is ask!" Wow! Those words were encouraging to me. In the months that have followed, their word…Read more Getting Ready For Christmas – What do you want me to do?

Getting Ready for Christ – Passionate Followers of Christ

Woodland Church's mission statement was prayerfully and thoughtfully written fifteen years ago. "Celebrating God's Love by Persuading People to become Passionate Followers of Christ!" John the Baptist would have been a model of our mission statement. He was a passionate believer that fearlessly shared God's love and his message. John said, it's not enough to be racially…Read more Getting Ready for Christ – Passionate Followers of Christ