• Oct
    23
    We are all members of the Body of Christ
     
    I’m one of those people who read the Introduction to books and the biographical information about the authors. I’m also curious enough to check out the people who write the devotional meditations that I use every day.
     
    A couple of weeks ago, I could hardly believe my eyes when I looked at the identifying information for that week’s author of the meditations in The Upper Room Disciplines. The first thing I saw was that he was...
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  • Oct
    06
    12:00:AM by Ruth Dixon
    World Communion Sunday

    The first Sunday in October is designated as World Communion Sunday, which celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world. World Communion Sunday always makes me catch my breath when I realize that Christians all around the world on the same day are partaking of the sacrament/the means of grace that is Holy Communion. It is a time that we emphasize that “there is one body and one Spirit...one Lord, one ...
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  • Sep
    30
    12:00:AM by Jason Shank
    This past Sunday at all of our campuses we looked at the powerful words from the prophet Amos. We heard words which pointed us to God’s anger at the Israelites-an anger that was rooted in the Israelites lack of care for the poor. The words were hard to hear. God’s words to Israel were harsh, they were direct, they were troubling and they were.....true. The Israelites had lost site of what it meant to be people in a covenant with God. They forgot what it meant to&...
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