Helping Families With Special Needs
Jul28

Helping Families With Special Needs

A few ways you might be able to help a family with special needs As a church, there are a number of ways that we can help, serve, and encourage families with special needs. Please join me in serving them by adopting the following principles:   1.The family has special needs. When a member of the family is ill, disabled, or has special needs, it affects the entire family. Parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles,...

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Why I Struggle Praying
Jul25

Why I Struggle Praying

    2And he said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. 3 Give us each day our daily bread, 4 and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.” 5 And he said to them, “Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, 6 for a friend of mine has arrived on a journey,...

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Article on Homosexuality
Jul24

Article on Homosexuality

“For a time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions and will turn away from listening to truth and wander off into myths.” – 2 Timothy 4:3-4     Dear Friends, We are warned in Scripture about the subtle work of the enemy to entice us away from beautiful truth. I’m referring to the Gospel Truth so beautiful that it...

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A Gospel Worth Proclaiming
May28

A Gospel Worth Proclaiming

Gospel “1The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God” – Mark 1:1 When first century readers heard that word “gospel,” it did not mean a type of book like we think. That word would have meant something different for Romans and Christians. When a Roman heard that word, it meant “joyful tidings”. When a new emperor was born or rose to power, Romans would send “Evangels” into the town that would proclaim...

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The Friend Zone: Is it all that bad?
May07

The Friend Zone: Is it all that bad?

My junior year in college I served in an organization with a girl, we will just call this girl Dora, and Dora was funny. We served together every week, and we enjoyed each other’s company. We would hang out with other friends, go to dinner with friends, and genuinely cared for each other. We were both single, and we were completely content with that. However, our friends were not. They noticed that we laughed together, shared stories...

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Hope in Special Needs
Apr07

Hope in Special Needs

April is Autism Awareness Month.  May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month.  June, July, August, more months of awareness for more important issues.  We can raise awareness for many things like Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, and much more.  Raising awareness for these and other disabilities, diseases and issues that impact our life is a good thing.  Believe me, I have worn a few t-shirts and ribbons to start...

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