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September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 – Thought for the Week

A few years ago we had an old fashioned tent meeting out on the lawn of the Kirk.  It seemed like a good idea at the time.  Although I have to admit that the heat and pending storm didn’t add to the experience.  Our idea was to get visible.  We called it a “Revival.”  Our […]

September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 – Thought for the Week

As I type this, large numbers of individuals are working to get ready to travel to the East Coast as volunteers.  Listening to the sound-bites on news reports, we hear these individuals speak of their pure motives, element of faith, and an abundance of human wisdom.  There’s nothing wrong with pure motives, the faith, or […]

September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018 – Thought for the Week

  Recent report says that the average attention span can be as short as eight seconds. Now, where was I going with this? Oh, yeah, when it comes to sustained attention – staying on task to accomplish goals, most people stay focused for about twenty minutes. We can then choose to repeatedly refocus on that […]

September 4, 2018

September 3, 2018 – Thought for the Week

  There is a story about a fourth grader, who was mistreated by a school official. Seems that the official had a falling-out with the child’s father, and he took out his anger on the child. Years later when the child became a minister, and during his first pastorate, he heard that the old antagonist […]

August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 – Thought for the Week

Have you smiled at someone today?  Held a door open?  Let someone slip ahead of you in traffic?  Changed a diaper?  Written a check to a charity?  Next question – do any of those things make you more acceptable to God?  There’s a biblical balance when it come to good deeds.  Our lives should be […]

August 7, 2018

August 6, 2018 – Thought for the Week

How hard do you work at trying to be “good”?  Technology can help you!  Families can now view movies in their homes using a television filter, muting unacceptable language, behavior, and violence.  There are also Internet filters that block foul content.  And if you’re trying to make good nutritional choices, you can use apps on […]

July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 – Thought for the Week

When Kellogg’s introduced their Rice Krispies Treats with write-on wrapping, parents who packed lunches for their youngsters could use a permanent marker to jot a little note for their loved one:  “I love you! Have a good day!  Hugs and kisses!”  A survey was taken on how many actually added little personal notes to their children […]