Dec 30

Faith Walks!

An article about a puppy who was born without front legs! Abused and abandoned by her junkyard dog mother, she was rescued around Christmas 2002 and adopted by English professor Jude Stringfellow. She now is an UPRIGHT walking dog who inspires others all over the country. Continue reading

Oct 23

Pastoral success…

As a pastor, how do you measure SUCCESS? Is success measured in the number of attenders at your church this Sunday? Is success measured by the financial statement of this month’s receipts? Is success measured by the lack of infighting, … Continue reading

Oct 22

Worry: The Cause, The Cost, And The Cure

Life is so full of uncertainties. Wouldn’t it be great if there were at least a few things we could count on? Some constants to give us a reliable foundation for the beginning of each new day? Well, Jesus assures … Continue reading

Aug 21

The ACT of Worship

(Last update: August 21, 2008) Recently, I preached a message by this title using Romans 12:1 (NIV) as the text. Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing … Continue reading

Mar 31

How to go to church

The title sounds silly to us Christians. However, as a protestant, I have been more than a little confused at what I am supposed to do when I attend a Catholic wedding mass, or similar service. And, have you ever … Continue reading

Mar 06

Looking for the “wisdom store”

This is a follow-up post to the article, “Jesus – right on time.” (See the “James On Trial” site for more on this title… http://james.justordinaryfolks.com/2009/09/looking-wisdom/) “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” (2Pet … Continue reading