July 8, 2018,
Is honesty a thing of the past or are people still basically honest. You know that telling the truth is the Ninth Commandment. It's about telling the truth and not "bearing a false witness" against someone else. A Time Magazine edition had a cover story called "Lying,Everybody's Doing It." Lying is not the real problem. The real problem is a problem of the heart.
St. Augustine said there were eight kinds of lies. Mark Twain said there were 869.
The message on Sunday will focus on several kinds of lies:
June 3, 2018
"It Is Well With My Soul" is a hymn that was written in the context of unbelievable loss in the life of the author, Horation Spafford. With overwhelming losses and unspeakable grief, he could still put to pen these words of comfort for millions.
April 29, 2018
One of America's favorite and most moving hymns was written by Tommy Dorsey, who was born in Georgia, moved to Chicago, where he was a Blues band leader, and wrote this heart-felt piece on the death of his beloved wife, Nettie. Another moving song, written by Dorsey was "Peace in the Valley." You will not want to miss the story of how this music was written which will be the basis for the message on Sunday.
April 22, 2018,
"When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you." ~ Shannon L. Alder
April 15, 2018,
"Did not our hearts burn within us on the road when he opened to us the scriptures?" Luke: 24:32
The account of Jesus' appearance to the two disciples on the Road to Emmaus is most didactic in terms of what it can teach us about the meaning of the resurrection and how it affects our lives today. While the resurrection is a message about Jesus' triumph over death and the grave, it is also a message about its implications for the here and now.