My wife Myrna was making some homemade soup the other day and I asked her why she was using a particular ingredient in it. She replied to me by saying “because that is what the recipe calls for.” She went on to explain to me that the soup will only taste good providing you follow [...]
Do you remember when you were a little child and people would ask you the question, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” I recall being asked that question many times. Some of the professions of interest to me at that time were farmer, carpenter, mechanic, plumber, business man and many more. [...]
Nothing is more pleasing to me as a pastor on a Sunday morning than to see people carrying to church their Bible. It is an indication to me that they have come to church prepared to learn the Word of God. When I attend a conference or a special meeting I always enjoy having an [...]
I would like you to think about a special person in your life who has been a very good example to you. Take a moment and think today how they have been a good example to you. Perhaps that person no longer lives on this earth because they have gone to be with the Lord. [...]
I often wonder to myself if dedication is becoming an old-fashioned word which we just wink at, go on our way and do as we please?
As a retired minister I have officiated at many funeral services and tried my very best to bring comfort to those who mourn. During the death of my sister, I was reminded, as I have reminded others, of the great comfort of God to each of us.
One of my grandfather’s favorite songs many years ago was the song, This Old House by Stuart Hamblin. He especially liked the words and he said they reminded him of his own life.
This is the season of exchanging of gifts. Every Christmas many friends, relatives and neighbors exchange Christmas gifts in celebration of Christmas. About October of every year we begin to talk about our gift exchange.
If you are anything like me I cannot believe how quickly the year 2011 passed by. It seems like the older I get the faster the year’s pass by.
Have we forgotten that there is a bright side to life? I don’t need to remind you winter is on its way. How many times have you heard people moan and groan when you mention old man winter? I must confess that I am guilty.