Category Archives: Food For Thought

Short anecdotal articles to stimulate thought. May be quotes from others, or short stories with a theme.

I Did It My Way!

Pastor’s Note: I wrote this a few years ago for the local newspaper where we lived in Globe, Arizona. It is worth publishing on this blog as I have updated some of the Scriptures references. All in all, it is … Continue reading

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Adversity – Beneficial

Proverbs 3:11-12, “My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof, For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.” 2 Corinthians 12:9, “And He has … Continue reading

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They Missed Him

They missed Him. Oh how they missed Him! They were looking for a lion, He came as a Lamb, and they missed Him. They were looking for a warrior, He came as a Peacemaker, and they missed Him. They were … Continue reading

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Alternatives – None Good

Numbers 23:6-10, “So he returned to him, and behold, he was standing beside his burnt offering, he and all the leaders of Moab. He took up his discourse and said, “From Aram Balak has brought me, Moab’s king from the … Continue reading

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An Obituary

After a very long life and rewarding career, we are saddened to inform you that C.S. has passed away from complications. He had been fighting, health-wise for some time. Just when it would seem that there was no hope, he … Continue reading

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Living In Victory

1 Timothy 4:14-15, “Do not neglect the spiritual gift within you, which was bestowed on you through prophetic utterance with the laying on of hands by the presbytery. Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your … Continue reading

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The Truth Can Set You Free

The Atheist was fond of comparing Christianity with Mythology. He fancied that, one day, historians would look upon this “mythology” in much the same way today’s historians now view ancient Greek and Roman myths. Never mind that the Judeo-Christian truths … Continue reading

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Open Your Eyes

My wife’s sister who still lives in Yakima, Washington, the hometown Sue and I were born and raised in posted the following picture just the other day, taken by a mutual Facebook friend. It reminded me of the story of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Life – Real, If Different

Deuteronomy 3:23-24, “I also pleaded with the LORD at that time, saying, ‘O Lord GOD, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can … Continue reading

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But, Why Lord?

When I was young, before being “saved,” or born-again, I was always asking questions of a “religious” nature. I expected those adults around me to know the answers, but more often than not, it was an answer like, “it just … Continue reading

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