pasta, steak, and gorgonzola #foodiepost

I haven't written a "foodie" post in some time, so - after three superior meals in the space of three days - here's some good eating for your Saturday entertainment. First, we are remarkably blessed here at WFPC to have our own "director of Food Ministries." Mandy coordinates a wide range of eating at our church, but it's the …

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catching up after an amazing cruise…

How very good and pleasant it is     when kindred live together in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head,     running down upon the beard, on the beard of Aaron,     running down over the collar of his robes. It is like the dew of Hermon,     which falls on the mountains of Zion. For …

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it’s all about the prep #advent

“See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you,     who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness:     ‘Prepare the way of the Lord,     make his paths straight,’” John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean …

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gentleness, plus thanksgiving, plus excellence equals “God’s quality of peace”

It is fairly impossible to post this morning with a house full with family. I will, however, share this amazing scripture, with one short comment: Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray …

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race, intention, and relationships

"We won't heal anything in this great divide if we're not intentional; and all the good intention in the world will amount to nothing if we fail to invest in ongoing relationships with real people." Thursday afternoon I accompanied the pastors of our church (Rebekah and John) to a seminar - hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary - titled, …

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logistics, statistics and ballistics

Item # 1 - logistics: We all know I'm not much of a "geek;" I'm not ashamed to admit that technology is always somewhat of a challenge. However, in a recent "aha" moment, I discovered how useful the "Follow blog by email" button can be. Check it out, especially the "manage" feature that allows readers …

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