Sunday Afternoon Musings Reading with the Pastor Matthew 14 and Psalm 19 It’s Sunday. I hope you will relax and enjoy your family. It’s Mother’s Day. I hope you will acknowledge and honor your mother. It’s another day. I hope you will read God’s word deeper into … More Find Your Bible–It’s Mother’s Day
Sunday Musings Can’t imagine my mom without my Dad at her side. So glad they called out to Jesus. Love my brothers and sisters and all their spouses and kids. We seek to honor them and look forward to seeing them again. Thrilled by gospel hope. This mother’s day, I’m celebrating a believing mom.
Sunday Musings A mother, perhaps more than anyone else in the culture is a sower of futures. And Christian mothers are always seeding the future with Gospel values, the Gospel message and Gospel hope. She sows her seed in the rush and bustle of daily life and responsibilities that are often overwhelming and frequently (too … More Why Prayer is Mightier than the Sword: A Mother’s Day Ray of Hope
Friday is for Heart Songs I’m in Philadelphia this weekend for my youngest cousin’s wedding. I have been dreaming of cheese steaks and soft pretzels for three weeks! (Had my first soft pretzel this morning complements of my brother who went out early and brought a bag of them home.) Even more, I am looking … More Soft Pretzel Dreams and Much More
Tuesday is for Preaching Mother’s Day is coming this weekend and I thought it might be a good time to give a message on parenting and the job description of children. Here are some of the opening lines to my message this week. (Watseka, IL campus will have a guest speaker; Ashkum, IL campus will … More The Hardest Job in the World
Happy Mother’s Day! I had a wonderful mother. She now lives with Jesus. This August it will be two years. She is greatly missed and loved by all seven of her children, all 26 of her grandchildren (or will be when they hear the story of her life), and her growing list of great-grandchildren. Today, … More For Every Mother on Mother’s Day
Weekend Musings The Day Before Mother’s Day: Reflections on the day mom died. Sunday is mother’s day and this will be the first mother’s day without my mom. She died at 4:30 PM August 25th of last year. We brought her home from the hospital to my brother’s home in Michigan just a few … More Remembering an Extraordinary Woman
No Monday discussion this week. My brothers and sisters are gathered together at Mercy Hospital in Muskegon, Michigan. Mom is getting ready to come home from the hospital into my brother Ed’s home for hospice. Not much Missional conversation for the blog right now. Not an apology, just a statement of fact. I have to … More Mom Moves toward Eternity