If today’s church does not recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authenticity, forfeit the loyalty of millions, and be dismissed as an irrelevant social club with no meaning for the twentieth century. –The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Today, April 16, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the publicationContinue reading “PERFECT LOVE DRIVES OUT FEAR”
Category Archives: Prayer
WHO DO YOU TRUST?
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 There are several psalms that I always have at the ready whenever I visit parishioners in hospitals. Psalm 27 is one of them. The very first verseContinue reading “WHO DO YOU TRUST?”
I’m prepping for my high school reunion in late August. It’s a big one – the 50th – perhaps the last one I’ll attend. I’ve been asked to give the invocation. I’m a pastor, what else is new? At our last reunion, in addition to the prayer, I took the liberty of delivering a personalContinue reading “CLASS REUNION”