Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leap Day Realities

Why is Leap Day in February?  Wouldn’t it be better to have an extra day around one of our three-day summer holiday weekends when we have more sunlight to enjoy? Perhaps Congress can move Leap Day to either Memorial Day or Labor Day Weekend.  … Continue reading

Posted in God's Blessings, God's Grace, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God is Never Alone Without You

One of the overarching realities of the Christian faith is that God is omnipresent.  God resides in every space of His creation at every moment. God’s presence with us is not in the form of big brother or the man … Continue reading

Posted in Dumb things we do, God's Blessings, God's Presence, Renewal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Faith in The Power of God

“O people of God, be great believers!  Little faith will bring your souls to heaven,  but great faith will bring heaven to your souls.”  Charles H. Spurgeon . Early in my ministry an Elder said to me, “Rus, you talk … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God's Blessings, Miracles, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

God Invites You to Join Him in His Work

Today’s post are my preaching notes for my sermon at Kishwaukee Community Church.  If you are at Kishwaukee today, you may follow these notes as I preach.  If you are not at Kishwaukee today, click here to go to our  website … Continue reading

Posted in God Speaks, God's Will, Sermon, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linsanity, The Oscars, and You

Linsanity is sweeping the nation. Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has released a new ice cream flavor in honor of Jeremy Lin, the out-of-the-blue star point guard for the New York Knicks. My advice for Jeremy Lin is to remain humble and … Continue reading

Posted in Humility | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

There are no atheists …

… in foxholes, the science lab, or the back pew. There are no atheists anywhere.  Every one is a person of faith. The scientist, the atheist, the egomaniac, and the Christian are all people of faith.  Everyone believes in something, … Continue reading

Posted in Faith | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life Needs Suffering

Every branch that does bear fruit God prunes  so that it will be even more fruitful. John 15:2 The church had a hedge wrapped around the whole outside of the building.  Every year the men of the church trimmed the … Continue reading

Posted in God's Grace, Suffering, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments