A Prayer for the World

Gracious and Holy Lord, there are so many challenges facing our society today: the political climate, racial tension, war, civil unrest, the global pandemic, gas prices soaring, inflation, violence, mental health, and the list seems endless. Help us, O Lord, to stay focused on your  everpresent love for all humanity. May we always remember your faithfulness and grace.  Thank you … Read More

We Love Our Neighbors: Walk by the Spirit

“If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the spirit.” This message was shared by the Apostle Paul to the Galatian church with the thought that if it is from the Spirit we begin, then every subsequent actions should also be from the Spirit. But what does it mean to “walk by the Spirit”?  When I was … Read More

We Love Our Neighbors: An Appeal for Harmony

I have always loved hearing the sound that comes from a barbershop quartet. If you are unfamiliar with a barbershop quartet, it is basically a group of 4 unique singers (a lead, a bass, a tenor, and a baritone) that harmonize together to sing a song a capella. What is so amazing about the sound is that although each singer has … Read More

We Love Our Neighbors: The True Nature of Love

The story below is not my own and can be found here There once was a little boy named Michael who grew up in a kingdom far away, in a time long ago. Michael was a poor child who had been abandoned by his parents. To make money he would work as a farmer for anyone who would give him … Read More

We Love Our Neighbors: Who is My Neighbor?

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood,A beautiful day for a neighbor,Would you be mine?Could you be mine? It’s a neighborly day in this beauty wood,A neighborly day for a beauty,Would you be mine?Could you be mine? I have always wanted to have a neighbor just like you,I’ve always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you. So let’s make … Read More