By Pastor David Holland But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. Luke 15:31-32 The young man hated mucking out the stinking pig stalls. But he snuck some slop for himself occasionally to avoid...
By Sean Dietrich It was an average Thursday night. The crowd waiting to get into Truist Park was a biblical mass. There were too many people to comprehend. Everyone was sweating through their undergarments. The smell of human armpit odor was in the air. It was a sold-out game. Forty-odd thousand baseball...
By Victoria Ostrosky Saul the Pharisee was an important man. He excelled at his profession, being well-versed and zealous in the Mosaic law. After the risen Jesus knocked him off his donkey and blinded him for three days, Saul discovered that he had been zealous for the wrong thing. Jesus...
By Pastor David Holland At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will drive out demons and heal people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I...
By Sean Dietrich We had a major potato salad crisis at our Fourth-of-July barbecue. Someone forgot to designate a family member to be the official “bringer of potato salad.” So everyone took it upon themselves to bring potato salad. We had 2,927 varieties. There are few things more American than a...

GOAT or GMOAT?

By Rick Moore After traveling to the far south-east of the Caribbean, we flew to the island of Tobago to see the GOAT. Some say Michael Jordan is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Some say Tom Brady is the GOAT. Some say Elvis Presley is the GOAT. However, we...
By Sean Dietrich Nineteen kids came romping up the golden staircase, taking two steps at a time, sprinting toward the mother-of-pearl gates. It’s a wonder they didn’t knock Saint Peter over onto his Blessed Assurance. The children all smelled like little-kid sweat and stinky feet. Their loud footsteps could be heard...
Happy Father’s Day to my brother. I know he’s not my father, but when my father passed away, my brother took on the role of taking care of me. He was there for me to lean on. He taught me how to drive. Walked me down the aisle when...
By Pastor David Holland And John, departing from them, returned to Jerusalem. Acts 13:13 (NIV) “Look Mom, there’s a naked boy running through the garden,” My mind imagines a girl saying as she observes John Mark running for his life. Mark 14:50-52 paints the picture, “Then all his disciples deserted him...
By Pastor David Holland What would you do if God came to your church? How would you act if He came with all His r and sat in the middle row? Most Christians assume He is there every time they go to church. Indeed, Christ promised He would be with...