So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand […]
One of the hard things about pastoring a church for more than 35 years is that you say a LOT of goodbyes, including those to really treasured members of your staff team. Alas, I have another one of those hard goodbyes that I want to share with you. Shannon Rickert, our Senior Director of Care Ministries, Shannon […]
A prayer for this Mother’s Day
I’m grateful for the tradition I grew up with in the UK of honoring all women on Mother’s Day. Old, young, kids at home, kids grown, never had kids at all. Every year as little kids we would run round the church giving daffodils to every woman in the pews. God’s family comes in all […]
What’s the most valuable thing this world can give you?
Earlier this morning, Saturday, May 6, King Charles III was crowned King of the United Kingdom in a worship service at Westminster Abbey. At a certain point in the service, he was presented with a Bible, by the Moderator of the Church of Scotland. As the Moderator presented the Bible to the King, he said […]
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