ARCHIVE March, 2011

Lent Day 4–Meeting our Maker

Have you ever had a mountaintop moment—a time when you knew God’s presence and His power in your midst?    What was your response: joy, awe, excitement…fear?  Many people in the Bible have responded with holy fear when they encountered God because they suddenly realized how sinful they were.  Isaiah famously said, “Woe to me…I am […]

March 12, 2011 in Chapel Worship/News by

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Lent Day 3–God’s Best in Our Worst

Why do musicians create Best Of compilations?  Why do sports franchises have a Hall of Fame?  Why does the New York Times have a Best Seller list?  All of these highlight the best of their class.  Best songs.  Best athletes.  Best books. If the Bible were to have a “Best Of” series of Hall of […]

March 11, 2011 in Chapel Worship/News by

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Lent Day 2–Job One

John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, “I am the voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Make straight the way for the Lord.’” John 1:19 Now this was John’s testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. 20 He did not fail to confess, […]

March 10, 2011 in Chapel Worship/News by

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Ash Wednesday–Lent Begins

Today is Ash Wednesday, traditionally a time when Mardi Gras festivities are over and minds of people turn to more serious thoughts.  The season of Lent officially begins.  For the next forty days (not including Sundays which are excluded from the observance for the Sabbath), we will look inward and see the many reasons we […]

March 9, 2011 in Chapel Worship/News by

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Forgiveness (Summary Version) What is forgiveness?  Forgiveness is a transaction between two or more individuals.  Forgiveness assumes someone acted wrongly toward another and that the offended person has a right to something as payment to make peace with the offense and the offender.  It’s also a relational issue…and a complicated one at that.  If you’d […]

March 4, 2011 in Articles by


March into Spring

The days are getting longer; the angle of the sun is warming the earth; the snow is starting to melt; and I’m impatient for spring.  I am reminded of Genesis 1:14  where God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve […]

March 4, 2011 in In the Garden by

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