On Wednesday, October 17, one week after Hurricane Michael impacted our region, I received a phone call offering meals for disaster relief. As one who is not prone to turn down blessings, I instinctively said “Yes! We’ll take it!” And then I uttered this simple prayer, “Lord, I need your help!” Immediately, I started reaching … Continue reading Manna after the Storm
This is the Statement of Faith for Piedmont Park Alliance Church and The Christian and Missionary Alliance. There is one God*, is infinitely perfect*, existing eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.* (Deuteronomy 6:4, Matthew 5:48, Matthew 28:19) Jesus Christ is the true God and the true man.* He was conceived by the … Continue reading Our Statement of Faith
Jesus is God. We as Christians believe an amazing truth. Jesus is God. As amazing as this truth is, there is another that is even more amazing: Jesus loves us and wants to be in relationship with us. Jesus left Heaven and came to earth because He wanted us to know Him. No one understands how or … Continue reading Who is Jesus?
Last week I had the privilege to indulge in a glorious week of laziness with the pastor's wife. Some may know this as "vacation". An absolutely marvelous invention! With the chance of causing envy and jealousy among my readers, please allow me to share some of the indulgent highlights of this glorious week: sleeping in, … Continue reading One More
For the past two Sundays, our church has had 2 people who were “down on their luck” come and visit. They asked for assistance with food, which we gladly provided to each of them. The first visitor is a military veteran suffering from PTSD from tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was kind, gentle, polite, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Visitors
Not too far back in recent history, I was approached by a dear trusted friend who said, "I think you're supposed to write more...maybe a book." The surprised look on my face must've given her a hint that I thought she was crazy, so she continued on - "actually, let me back up..." "I was … Continue reading Dear Trusted Friend