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Grace on the run

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Many of us (but not all) have never had to literally run for our lives. We haven’t faced a situation that called for it. Most of us have pretty routine, day to day lives. Some might even call our lives “boring.”  The reality is, we should probably be doing a lot more “running” than we are! We all have deadly enemies seeking to do us in. Often, we don’t realize it until it is too late. Then we’re trapped once again! That’s the bad news. But there is good news.  We can flee temptation.  When we do, there is always […]

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And…. Action!

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I’m a sucker for a good (and even not very good) action movie. While Lisa enjoys a good British period piece, I’d rather watch something blow up. If there is no real plot, I’ll still suffer through it in order to enjoy the action. If it has a great story, that’s even better. Usually in the story there is a big bad enemy and someone who needs saving. Sometimes the people that need saving are somewhat innocent bystanders that get caught along the way. But sometimes they need saving because of something stupid they’ve done. Either way, they’re in trouble. […]

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What tempts you?

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What tempts you? Doing something you know you shouldn’t? Not doing something that you know you should? Is it a particular kind of food or drink? A form of entertainment? A group of people? Is it a place? Is it a time? Is it too much free time? Too little free time? Is it some combination of many or all of these factors? What do you do when temptation strikes? How do you respond? What works? What doesn’t? This Sunday we’ll have a combined service with communion at 11, and we’ll talk about temptation. Come at 9:30 for Sunday school! […]