Merry Christmas from our family to yours! It was a wonderful Advent Season, topped off by Christmas Eve Services last night at Woodland. It is one of my favorite services of the year. Last night was no different! Here at home, Christmas Day has been more like the days of yore. With three little grandsons,…Read more Merry Christmas!
“The Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).” Isaiah 7:14 I’m overwhelmed with the thought of God’s love for us this morning! My thoughts go all the way back to…Read more God With Us!
Jingle Bell Beach! Sunday morning finally arrived and our children's ministries presented Jingle Bell Beach! They put on a great performance with the cute factor in multiples! It is one of my favorite times of the year, to be able to sit, watch and listen to our children sing, act and dance. It's hard to…Read more Monday Meditations, December 18, 2017
I love Michigan Saturdays in the Autumn. The mornings are spent kind of wrapping up my week and making final preparations for Sunday. Then its Georgia Football, usually a slow run in the park enjoying the Fall colors and then 6:00 PM prayer at Woodland Church. If there is one thing I miss, however, it's…Read more Saturday and Boiled Peanuts!
“He anointed me… He has sent me on a mission...” (Luke 4:16–19, WUEST) “Just as the Father sent me, I send you.” (John 20:21, Message) I met an unhappy team of students overseas on a missions trip. It seems their leadership and the organization sponsoring hadn’t really planned a mission. These kids were not there…Read more On Mission!
“The Spirit is God’s mark of ownership on you, ...” (Ephesians 4:30, GN) The Maker's Mark in your life is the presence of His Holy Spirit. The Spirit of God that confesses that Jesus Christ came in flesh and blood to atone for our sins. “Because God’s children are human beings—made of flesh and blood—the…Read more The Maker’s Mark
"God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit in power, and he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil because God was with him!" (Acts 10:38) Just thinking tonight that since Jesus was anointed, led and empowered by the Holy Spirit, how much more do I…Read more Reaching My Potential