“So reach out and welcome one another to God’s glory. Jesus did it; now you do it!” (Romans 15:7, Message) A beautiful little girl smiling brightly at me Sunday morning said, "Pastor, I love you!" I felt her reaching out and take my heart right out of my chest. She is a child with special needs and she…Read more All are Welcome!
Two weeks ago I was running the hills of Georgia, visiting with our parents, and playing with my grandchildren in North Carolina. One day I ran a steep hilly course that challenges me. Although my time will never threaten anyone, Beth Gilday's inspires me with her faith and prayers to keep running. Springtime in the…Read more Joy and Disappointment in Two Weeks
Compassionate Leadership by Ted Engstrom and Paul Cedar After reading Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr by Ron Chernow a few years ago, I found this story in Compasionate Leadership compelling. From Chapter Three - The Perils of Compassionate Leadership "Dr. Karl Menninger, founder of the famed Menninger Health Institute, learned that people…Read more What I’m Reading
One of my points in yesterday's message to Woodland was Honor God with your Body. If we are faithful to follow God's guidelines on health (diet, exercise and rest) we can expect better health, more energy and stamina. Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and should be treated that way. All of us…Read more Honor the Lord with Your Health