New Beginnings for a New Year
December 29th, 2021
By Rich WeinsteinHe asked them, “What are you discussing together as you walk along?” They stood still, their faces downcast. -Luke 24:17Sometimes it can be very difficult to say goodbye, and farewell...
What Does God Need to do to Get Our Attention?
December 15th, 2021
By Rodney BoylanI have been considering that TV stations and our radios or streaming services are flooded with so-called “Christmas movies”. What if, for a moment, we desired THE Christmas story? Wha...
December 8th, 2021
By Jerry FreconAs a little boy, I vividly remember my Grandmother telling me how blessed I was to have nutritious food to eat while many people had nothing. I was born and raised on a farm where we gr...
Our Actions Reveal our Beliefs
December 1st, 2021
By Kayla HarrisonImagine sitting at a king’s feast eating good food, drinking the finest wine, and talking with those of nobility. You’re taking a bite of your bread when suddenly you see something st...
The “How” of Gratitude
November 15th, 2021
By Mike BillThis past Sunday, we kicked off the month of November by thinking about Thanksgiving…not the meal, but the habit…not the one day on the calendar we all look forward to, but the condition o...
November 11th, 2021
By Alisa BranchI was about nine years old when I first learned about indelible ink. I don’t remember the exact context, but I know it had something to do with the many carvings my dad (who was not a C...
A Life Shared
November 10th, 2021
By Bill Yerkes“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another…”Hebrews 10...
STOP! In the Name of Love
November 5th, 2021
By Lani Cole-MitchellIt’s that time of year where life gets busy, crazy, perhaps even chaotic. Holiday plans are in full scheduling mode and I, personally, feel a sense of urgency and need to embrace ...
Volunteer at St. Johns? “God, if only…..”
November 3rd, 2021
By Bill WileyDoes something break your heart, something that might be drawing you in to help? But then you have a “God, if only” conversation with Him. I did. More than once!The Feed My Sheep Minis...
Encouragement is Key
October 29th, 2021
By Tina YerkesOur words matter. But how we say them, matters most. The sentence, “You look nice.” can come across in a couple different ways. It can mean “Wow, you look fantastic!” or “Yeah, you look ...
Make Room to Grow
October 26th, 2021
By Erika DavisAs I look out the window, I’m delighted by the beautiful sights before me. The weather is finally cooling off and the leaves are taking on their beautiful yellow, orange, and red tones t...
October 20th, 2021
By Dan DetamoreAs I reflect on the past few weeks about various family health issues and of the friends that have gone on to heaven, I see the events that are happening within the world and think of a...