Pot Luck

Pot Luck

Pot Luck /ˌpätˈlək/ noun -used in reference to a situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable. -a meal or party to which each of the guests contributes a dish. One of the benefits of a small-town or rural church is the potluck meals. […]

We Like Sheep

We Like Sheep

2 Corinthians 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. […]

Shouts of Joy

Shouts of Joy

Sometimes life just goes on day after day, always the same. As an introvert and perfectionist, normal days that go by without any disruption are considered a favorite for me. Don’t throw extra work at me. Don’t move up a due date. Don’t add drama to my life. Sometimes disaster strikes, and life just goes […]

Winning the Battle

Winning the Battle

“In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one.” Ephesians 6:16   At times, the world seems to be heading at full speed into a brick wall. Everything you hear and read is extremely bad, disheartening, or discouraging. Sometimes, Satan steps up the battle hurling […]

Enthusiasm of Hospitality

Enthusiasm of Hospitality

A few years ago, on the spur of the moment, a friend invited me to her home for lunch. She had the day off unexpectedly and as she prepared her lunch, she wanted someone with whom to share the meal. A quick phone call and two of us set aside our plans for an even better […]

Prayer Reminder

Prayer Reminder

I recently heard someone make a comment about “Mrs. Job”. It was in reference to a former pastor’s wife who called to share a prayer request. It seems that for the past several years this pastoral couple had been besieged by many health issues and subsequent financial and emotional needs, and they had called the […]