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Why Compassion Isn’t Optional by Bob Thompson

September 20th, 2015

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Your work and everything you do will be more meaningful if you share with those who are less fortunate. Deuteronomy 15:7-11 Shared suffering Not long ago Linda and I were watching one of those Hallmark movies men enjoy with their wives. A woman in the story was bemoaning the fact that she was ignored and […]

A Perpetual Ambition by Bob Thompson

September 13th, 2015

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The church is always one generation away from extinction. Romans 15:14-22 One generation from extinction People have asked me recently if I’m losing weight. The answer is yes, but I’m losing weight that has been “lost and found.” I have a perpetual ambition never to return to the 255 pounds I weighed 15 years ago. […]

Being What God is Seeking by Bob Thompson

September 7th, 2015

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  Your aim in worship is the same soul-to-soul connection that lovers know. John 4:21-24 Why God made cats This past week I solved one of the great mysteries of life: “Why did God create cats?” The view I’m about to share, I hasten to add, is not necessarily shared by my wife who grew […]

The Foundation and the Cornerstone by Bob Thompson

August 30th, 2015

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We have a Cornerstone that can’t be bested, and a foundation that can’t be moved. Ephesians 2:19-22 Invisible and essential (Bob) China’s tallest skyscraper will open soon in Shanghai. “Central Tower” is a vertical city, a little over 2000 feet tall, including parking, retail shops, residential spaces, entertainment, offices, hotel, and restaurants. Because the tower […]

A Thing Called Discipleship by Bob Thompson

August 23rd, 2015

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Discipleship is looking for what I’m overlooking in my relationship to God. Matthew 28:18-20 Two Challenges I love the Pickles comic strip. Maybe that’s because my Dad loved it, or maybe because I’m getting more like Earl every day. Last Sunday Opal said, “Tsk, tsk. You can’t go to church like that… You have mustard […]