Dec 07

What Do You Have? Widows Oil Story

Widows Oil Story
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Troubles

Widows Oil Story This is the Widow’s Oil Story from 2Kings 4:1-7. The question that underlies the story is “What do you have?” The following is a manuscript of the message that I shared at the Bedico (LA) Church of God today … Continue reading

Oct 28

Holiness is Aweful!

(UPDATED: Oct 28, 2009, originally published Jul 4, 2008) There is a tremendous disparity in our understanding of the doctrine of holiness and/or sanctification. The definition of those terms is a matter of debate among many teachers and preachers. It … Continue reading

Sep 21

Pastor Appreciation 2

“Present your pastor with meaningful pastor appreciation gifts. Pastor gifts can [be] given not only during pastor appreciation month but also throughout the year, making every Sunday Pastor Appreciation Day.” Good point. So here are the ideas: Continue reading

Sep 10

When God Dances Over You

When God Dances

This is one of my all-time favorite articles/sermons. Just knowing that our God loves us so much is beyond belief! I trust this message will be a blessing. Continue reading

Aug 28

One child – DNA from two mothers?

Can a child have two biological mothers? Logically, one would immediately say “NO!” but the Washington Post reported that a lab in Oregon has accomplished this feat with rhesus monkeys. The article states,

Scientists have produced monkeys with genetic material from two mothers…. Using cloning-related techniques, the researchers developed a way to replace most of the genes in the eggs of one rhesus macaque monkey with genes from another monkey. They then fertilized the eggs with sperm, transferred the resulting embryos into animals’ wombs and produced four apparently healthy offspring. Continue reading

Aug 25

Sparrow at Starbucks

The Sparrow at Starbucks (Author – John Thomas Oaks) It was chilly in Manhattan but warm inside the Starbucks shop n 51st Street and Broadway, just a skip up from Times Square. For a musician, it’s the most lucrative Starbucks … Continue reading