There is a scripture found in Mark 10:21: “Jesus looked at him and loved him. ‘One thing you lack,’ he said. ‘Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’”
It’s known as the model prayer. It was prayed by Jesus. It has been prayed individually as well as corporately in church settings ever since.
I’m not doing it this year. I refuse to set myself up for failure again like I’ve done in years past. Promises of eating less, cutting out anything that’s sweet and staying away from sodas have been broken time and time again and usually within the first 2 weeks of the new year.
Thank God we are finally coming to the end of 2020.
It's 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and I'm sitting in a motel in Jessop, Md., writing because sleep for some reason is eluding me. I am here just outside of Baltimore because I am with a team of individuals from a few different churches, including Augusta, Kirby, Maysville and Cumberland, M…
The days of the old cook stove and hand-drawn pumps for water are over, and you will never get another S&H Green Stamp for buying your groceries at a local food mart. Any vehicle that is simple enough to fix on one’s own is now a collector’s item, news travels faster on Facebook than it …
I’ve read and heard quite a bit of intense talk about abortion especially as of late. The general election is coming at us fast as is a decision for another Supreme Court justice and both of these stir a lot of talk about abortion, often as a “pro-choice”/”pro-life” debate.
As I sit here at my computer in mid-September starting to write my October reflection for the Review, I have been thinking quite a bit about our current health situation.
Christians from Romney and beyond gathered on the steps of the Courthouse to pray and walk around Romney on Sept. 26. Prayers were lifted for the country, our leaders, the military, police, first responders, those who work in the medical field and those who are lost and hurting.
It’s so difficult when you’ve known and loved someone your entire life and suddenly for some indescribable reason they have gone away.
“If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” [2 Chronicles 7:14].
How is your joy? No, I didn’t ask if you were happy. What is the difference you ask? The Bible makes a distinction between a Christian’s happiness and a Christian’s joy. The opposite of one’s happiness is sadness. The opposite of one’s joy is anxiety. A Christian cannot be happy all the time…