Category Archives: Occasional remarks

At least, speak up for the unborn

For you formed my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well. My frame wasn’t … Continue reading

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God searches for you

At the turn of the 11th century B.C., in 1 Samuel 10, the prophet Samuel anointed Saul as the first king of Israel. Before leaving, Samuel instructed Saul to wait seven days at Gilgal. At that time, Samuel said he … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day – April 19, 2012

Please remember the six million Jews who were slaughtered during the Holocaust. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Here are videos of drivers showing respect during the sounding of sirens on this Yom HaShoah: 1 and 2.

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When You Think There is No Hope…

By Pastor Steve Disher Matthew 2.13-15 December 26, 2010 In Matthew 2, we see the magi, the wise men, making their way to Bethlehem, and following the star. They first make a stopover in Jerusalem to get directions. Undoubtedly expecting … Continue reading

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April 8 – The Day My World Changed

Thirty-seven years ago, today, my world changed. I grew up in church and I was active in Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, camp, worship – you name it. I was confirmed and baptized into the Methodist Church and, later, our … Continue reading

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Missions in Haiti

Here are just a few links to blogs giving a personal view of ministry to the people of Haiti following Tuesday’s earthquake. New Vision Ministries Samaritan’s Purse World Vision Compassion International Rollings in Haiti Hearts with Haiti

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Pray for Haiti

January 19, 2010 update: According to news reports, such as this Washington Post article, death toll estimates following the Haiti earthquake are now at 200,000. Please continue to pray for the people of Haiti, those who have lost loved ones, … Continue reading

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Letter from Jesus About Christmas

Dear Children, It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the season. Maybe you’ve forgotten that I wasn’t actually born during this time of the year and that … Continue reading

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Don’t tear me down

This stunning photo by Eric Reed depicts an eight-foot cross which has been boarded up due to a legal challenge by the ACLU. At this moment (2:02 PM, October 7, 2009) the Supreme Court is considering the legality of the … Continue reading

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Where have the Superlatives gone?

So many superlatives have died this year. Superlatives are people who are described as being a cut above others in some way. One after another, we have witnessed a veritable parade of famous people passing from this life into eternity. Here are … Continue reading

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