Knowing the Shepherd

Russell McKinney writes The Disciple's Road;  here is a recent post: Back in the day when orators were highly esteemed, a banquet was held for such a man. Following the banquet, he was asked to recite something for the pleasure of the guests. He agreed to do so and asked if anyone in the audience … Continue reading Knowing the Shepherd

Of Mice Whales and Men

If you haven't read James Patterson's book "James Patterson by James Patterson," do so.  It's intriguing and entertaining, and permits a view into the life of an award-winning author. One story he tells is about a female humpback whale 26 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge.  The San Francisco Chronicle carried a front-page story about … Continue reading Of Mice Whales and Men

Restoration IS Coming!

From Worthy Devotions: Deut 4:30-31:  When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God); he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, … Continue reading Restoration IS Coming!

A Winning Attitude

In the Worthy Brief devotion this morning, it encouraged us to be sure to not let ourselves develop a defeatist attitude: 1 John 5:4 "For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith." As we are entering some of the most turbulent times in … Continue reading A Winning Attitude

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

By Philip Reynolds The Daily Signal The winter of 1863 was a grim one for American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow—it was a grim one for the entire country. The Civil War had been raging for two years. Communities across the nation lay blanketed in an aching grief. Like years previous, Christmas had come. But it’s … Continue reading I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day