Rebranding 3

Rebranding 3

(Part Three) “18 One day Jesus was alone talking to God. His disciples were there too. He asked them, `Who do people say I am?’ 19 They answered, `Some people say you are John the Baptizer. Others say you are Elijah. And others say that one of the old prophets...
Rebranding

Rebranding

(Part One) “Someone came to Jesus with this question: “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?”“Why ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. But to answer your question—if you want to receive eternal life, keepthe...
Guardrails

Guardrails

“So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life....
Vision

Vision

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” -Jeremiah 29:11 Many of our churches begin preparing a budget for the upcoming year in October. We evaluate our ministry goals...
Wisdom

Wisdom

“Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble”-Proverbs 13:20 Three thousand years ago, before we could study how the brain functions, the third King of Israel, who is considered one of the wisest people that ever lived, made this...
Normal Again?

Normal Again?

I have never read The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.  I have seen the movie several times. I have always kind of wondered, if Dorothy was changed in any way by her experience in Oz. Was she more grateful for what she had, or possibly more compassionate toward others?...