What to Say to a Person Who is Hurting

It is often awkward. We want to help, but what do we say? How do we help? Can we sometimes do more harm than good? Stress and heartache often follow a crisis. Death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, …

The Power of Gratitude

“Thanksgiving—the giving of thanks—to God for all His blessings should be one of the most distinctive marks of the believer in Jesus Christ. We must not allow a spirit of ingratitude to harden our heart and chill our relationship with …

Are You Up to the Task?

Are you a Christ-follower? As a Christ-follower, Jesus does not want you to keep this wonderful secret to yourself. Conversely, if you are keeping the Good News to yourself, perhaps you are not His quite yet. And that would make …

“All Saints.” The Movie. Plants A Seed of Faith.

God’s attempts to stimulate our faith walk All Saints, the movie, addresses the question, “How does God move us to embrace His purpose for our lives?” The pastor Episcopal Pastor Michael Spurlock, wearing all his glittery vestments preaches to a …

What’s the Point? Why Bother?

Asaph syndrome Paraphrasing Psalmist Asaph’s conclusions as he observed life: Looking around you, are you asking what’s the point of serving God? Are you surrounded by people who don’t care one bit for God and His laws? Maybe they are …