Chronicles

“Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather and rescue us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, and glory in your praise” (1 Chronicles 16:35) As we read through the Old Testament books of 1 and 2 Chronicles, you might find yourself...

The Race Before Us

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1) On Sunday morning, at 7:00 a.m. I was lined up...

A New Thing

“I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah 43:19) One of my very favorite places to run is at Side Cut Park in Maumee. Much of the running trail meanders beside...

Vocational Blessing

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13) I am at Pokagon State Park near Angola, Indiana, these next 2 days, gathering with the Region 6 Bishops, and many of the...

Faith 5

“You shall put these words of mine in your heart and soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand and fix them as an emblem on your forehead. Teach them to your children, talking about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when...

God’s Peace

Dear Friends in Christ, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.” (John 14:27) Yesterday, I was blessed to worship with the people of God at First...