January 16, 2020

The church has stopped growing.  Why is that?  For every church in that situation, and there are far too many, the specific answer requires a painfully honest self-examination to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.  But here is one factor that is not often considered.  Th...

September 19, 2019

‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’  ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get going.’  ‘What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.’  This is the type of encouragement that many give to those enduring a painful providence.  There is a shred of truth in such co...

August 14, 2019

We began our meeting with a devotion on knowing God as the foundation of theology and the beginning of practice.  Knowing the attributes of God has very practical applications.  We prayed for 14 families of the church; especially those enduring grief and physical illne...

August 14, 2019

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”  John 3:16

God’s love is an astonishing kind of love.

God so loved the world.  The world was not so big that it took a great deal of love to lov...

August 14, 2019

An eight year old child once asked his father, “How big is God?”  The wise father answered the question with a question.  “Son, look up at the sky.  Do you see that airplane?”  “Yes.”  “How big is that plane? “ “It looks tiny.  Smaller than my little finger.”...

June 10, 2019

“For you were called to freedom, brothers.  Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another."  Galatians 5:13

Christ lived and died to keep the covenant that we had broken in order to set us free from sin.

The Lord’s...

I love vacations but I tread that final day.  I endeavor to deny the existence of  that last day of vacation.  True joy, needed rest, and belly laughing fun will all be over and I will return to normalcy - that sounds so uninspiring.  Can I somehow extend the vacation,...

Your Session meet for nearly 4 hours on May 13th and three of the Women of Westminster also attended.  Eric Eagle led a devotion on how Mary “kept all these things and pondered them in her heart.”  We prayed for 7 families of the church.  We discussed having a new webs...