"Transforming Lives Through The Love of Christ"

Praying Prayers

When I was growing up as a Roman Catholic all I really knew were written and memorized prayers.  Rarely did I ever pray extemporaneously.      Then when I became a committed follower of Jesus  and attended an evangelical church all I ever did and saw modeled for me was to pray spontaneously, without any […]

Snowstorms and Cardinals

These recent snowstorms have caused havoc in our area. I am not a big fan of all the trouble that snow causes and the many inconveniences that come as a result of the “state of emergency” that seem to be happening every other week. And it has been a bad few weeks. Fallen trees and power lines, […]

Pastor to the Presidents

     Last week the great evangelist Billy Graham went home to be with the Lord at the age of 99. He lived a long life and had an extraordinary impact on the world.  His preaching literally led thousands to a relationship with Jesus.  His influence is far-reaching, from Presidents to paupers.  I remember many […]

Enough is Enough

Alyssa Alhadeff – 15 years old Scott Beigel – 37 years old Jaime Guttenberg – 14 years old Martin Duque – 14 years old Nicholas Dworet – 17 years old Aaron Feis – 37 years old Chris Hixon -49 years old Luke Hoyer – 15 years old Carol Loughran – 14 years old Gina Mantalto […]

The Olympics

 I don’t think I am alone in this:     I don’t normally watch men’s figure skating on television.  But I do during the Olympics.     I have no interest in downhill skiing.  But I do during the Olympics.     You couldn’t pay me to watch a curling match (sweeping a broom on […]

Counting the Cost

     Last week Rachel Denhollander gave her victim impact statement in a packed courtroom.  Denholander was a 15 year old member of  USA  Gymnastic Team when Dr. Larry Nassar began sexually abusing her.   Sixteen years later  she was the first victim to publicly accuse Nassar of sexual assault and abuse.  Since then over 150 […]


    I like to look at the weather on my phone for the upcoming week and see where it is trending.  Is it getting warmer?  Is there a chance of snow?  How cold is it going to be when I walk the dog in the morning? But no matter how good the meteorologist are […]


“Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so        Little ones to Hm belong, they are weak but He is strong        Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes Jesus loves me        The Bible tells me so.”     Many people have […]

“I Have A Dream”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/15/18   “I Have A Dream” I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago a great American in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation […]

Lord, Have Mercy

 ‘Lord, Have Mercy’        People may remember the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who were tried in court for espionage against the United States.  They were found guilty and were sentenced to death for selling nuclear secrets to the Russians.  They died in the electric chair on June 19, 1953.   As the final […]