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March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 – Thought for the Week

March Madness is here! Mike Doocy is working overtime explaining why his bracket fell apart. How we love watching the games, hearing the cheers for one team and the jeers against the other. Everyone knows which team fans are for and who they are against by the colors they wear and the cheers they chant. […]

March 5, 2018

March 5, 2018 – Thought for the Week

  Preacher and writer John Bunyan, (The Pilgrim’s Progress and Grace abounding to the Chief of Sinners), surrendered to Christ after living what he called a “morally reprehensible life” without God. In 1653 he was received into the Congregational Church and began preaching about his new life in Christ. When he began preaching in Bedford, […]

February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018 – Thought for the Week

“No parent is perfect; we all can look back and think of things we could’ve done to help our children be better prepared for adulthood. And sometimes it’s best to admit it to them and encourage them to learn from our mistakes.” – Billy Graham As I plan the thought for this week, I’m sitting […]

February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 – Thought for the Week

Even when she became a star at the Met and Time magazine dubbed her America’s Queen of the Opera, her adoring public never knew that Bubbles was raising two children with disabilities. You may remember Belle Silverman by her stage name, Beverly Sills. When Belle died in 2007, a New York Times obituary proclaimed the […]

February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018 – Thought for the Week

Different types of loneliness invade our lives. Standing at the gravestone of a loved one, we feel the pang of separation. When there are no messages on our cell phones, we long to hear the voice of someone who cares. Whether you’re a pastor, ministry leader, spouse, parent, or child, you have likely experienced loneliness […]

January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 – Thought for the Week

In his January 20, 1989 address, George H. W. Bush said: “We meet on democracy’s front porch, a good place to talk as neighbors and as friends. For this is a day when our nation is made whole, when our differences, for a moment, are suspended.” Do you know what his first act as President […]

January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018 – Thought for the Week

When I went to seminary, way back in 1972, our class was asked to come up with a motto. We chose a verse from the prophet Jeremiah. We wanted to be men who never shrank back from an opportunity to be God’s spokesperson when there was something that He wanted said. Jeremiah is called the […]