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Where to Find Him by bob

November 27th, 2011

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You will find Jesus in the Bible when you pay attention. Matthew 2:1-6 November 27, 2011 Meditative reading I’ve been learning new ways to read Scripture and pray its message. Perhaps I’ll share more detail in a future sermon, but I am more anxious to share these fresh angles on prayer and the Bible than […]

Advent Wreath, Week 1 by bob

November 26th, 2011

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               The Advent wreath is a Christian tradition dating back at least to the nineteenth century.  Wreaths are used in homes and churches to focus on the meaning of Advent and the anticipation of Christmas.                 One of the first Advent wreaths incorporated 23 candles – 19 colored ones for weekdays and four white ones […]

Kelly and Patrick, I usually begin a wedding meditation by thanking the couple for letting me be a part of their lives and a part of their wedding.  It’s always sincere, but the words of gratitude take on special meaning this weekend.

Fall Back by bob

November 6th, 2011

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Prayer was Daniel’s fall back because prayer was Daniel’s habit. Daniel 6:6-11 November 6, 2011 Pillars crumble Sometimes everything you’ve counted on is pulled from underneath you. One of those times for Linda and me was in January 1988.  The summer before we believed God had called us to leave a church position in Reidsville, […]