The SAME Power?

The resurrection of Jesus was The event that changed history! Many don’t yet understand or believe that, but they will. For those of us who do, however, I posed a question yesterday that, I hope, God has been rattling us with: IF you believe that Jesus has risen, AND you have committed yourself to aContinue reading “The SAME Power?”

What’s Next?

Christians and Christian churches around the world just celebrated the most important weekend of the year as we remembered Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. These are two of the three most important days in Christianity (the other, of course, being the day of Jesus’ birth). Here at Kalamazoo Community Church, as in millions of churches,Continue reading “What’s Next?”

Salvation Without Repentance?

Salvation…an important word in the Church, and in Faith–especially Christianity. As we enter the season of Lent–the 40 days of preparation to celebrate the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, it’s important that we understand it. So, what does it mean? According to Dictionary.com, Salvation: noun 1. the act of saving or protecting fromContinue reading “Salvation Without Repentance?”

Tyrants, Geese and Ganders

Tyrants…we all seem to think we know who they are, and that we can spot them. Most people who were ruled by Tyrants didn’t see them coming. They were duped into believing that the Tyrant was just a ‘good guy’ looking out for them…right up until they realized that he wasn’t so good, and wasn’tContinue reading “Tyrants, Geese and Ganders”

Where Is Your Hope?

I remember that day very clearly. My mother was in tears, fearful for the future of our country, convinced we were heading into nuclear war with the USSR because ‘that man’ had just been elected President of the United States. The date was November, 1980. ‘That Man’ was Ronald Reagan, and I had voted forContinue reading “Where Is Your Hope?”