Burning, Burning, Burning

“A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.” I saw this quote in one classroom and thought it was worth sharing, but couldn’t we broaden the scope a little: “A good pastor is like a candle, who consumes himself to light the way for others.” “A good […]

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Why Go to Church…

Well, how did you make out yesterday: Sunday? Did you make it to church, Sunday School, PM service? Life is full of choices, and those choices shape who we are and what we believe about ourselves, others, and God. Choices: I went to church vs. I did not go to church That decision may have […]

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Ask not what your church can do for you … OR … Lessons from the Church Refrigerator

I first encountered a church refrigerator while teaching Kindergarten with a wonderful group of people known as Emmanuel  Baptist Church of West Shore.  I remember one of the teachers getting frustrated about all the “stuff” which was left in the fridge. Churches are communal property; therefore, rights and responsibilities are sometimes nebulous.  For example, who […]

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Don’t Question God’s Calling

I have to admit, there are times while I’m subbing for music teachers, that an old ache fills my heart.  I love teaching music, and I would have enjoyed making that my career.  I believe I would have been successful. I just finished a very hectic day for an awesome teacher.  She’s great and has […]

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What’s Missing?

I always loved these drawings that have subtle differences, and your task is to find them!  It reminds me of these two verses in Joshua, except the differences aren’t too subtle! But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD […]

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That Good Part

But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. Luke 10:42 That good part always involves people, not things. That good part stops to talk with the elderly church member who lives alone and craves fellowship more than you are craving food because the […]

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