All this waiting for the reconciliation of all things is what Advent is about. All this yearning. All this grasping in the cold thin air. All these verses about God and man reconciled sparks something in my addled thinker about Jesus: He was full of grace and truth. John 1:14 14 And the Word became flesh … [Read more…]

God Loves You Even When He Says “No”.

Oct. 1, 2017 First Christian Church First Baptist Church Glenwood IA, USA Ordinary Time Hebrews 5:1-10 Through What He Suffered   Welcome In The Name Of The Father, And The Son, And The Holy Spirit.     Hebrews 5:1-10   1 For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in … [Read more…]


Prayer:   Lord we come to you humble and mild standing in assurance of pardon because of your Son’s good work upon the cross. We believe you. We praise you. Open our myopic self-centered eyes to the beauty and truth of your Word this very hour. Grant us understanding, conviction and the most beautiful of … [Read more…]

Writers, Social Media, And The Heart.

Somewhere, out there, far beyond the prairie, beyond the mountains forever stretching their stony fingers toward the handy work of God, beyond beaches, even… lurks the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It is an elusive and accidental creature animated by the sons of Adam the size of Texas, yet, undetectable by the cosmic satellites we’ve built … [Read more…]

The Priceless Love Of God

6.12.2016 1st Christian Church 1st Baptist Church Glenwood IA, USA Ordinary Time   Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 Welcome In The Name Of The Father, And The Son, And The Holy Spirit                   [1] I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. … [Read more…]