The Beauty of God’s Work

From the rising of the sun to where it sets,    God, the Lord God, speaks,        calling out to the earth.2 From Zion, perfect in beauty,    God shines brightly. (Psalm 50:1-2, Common English Bible) I can't speak for everyone and I know without a second thought that it isn't true for everyone but I can say for me, I am so tired …

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You’re Supposed to Share

Today was the final sermon in our series "Four Parables." We finished up with "The Parable of the Bridesmaids." We will begin a new series for Thanksgiving next Sunday. I hope you will join us live at 1025 Durst Street in Nacogdoches, TX or online live at https://www.facebook.com/groups/68531799825. Several places, including the above link will …

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Silence, Be Still???

Picture taken from the signal bridge of the USS Mt. Whitney, somewhere in the North Sea circa 1978 35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.” 36 They left the crowd and took him in the boat just as he was. Other boats followed along. 37 Gale-force …

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Five Smooth Stones

40 He then grabbed his staff and chose five smooth stones from the streambed. He put them in the pocket of his shepherd’s bag and with sling in hand went out to the Philistine. 41 The Philistine got closer and closer to David, and his shield-bearer was in front of him. 42 When the Philistine looked David over, …

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The Best Part of My Job

30 Running up to the carriage, Philip heard the man reading the prophet Isaiah. He asked, “Do you really understand what you are reading?” 31 The man replied, “Without someone to guide me, how could I?” Then he invited Philip to climb up and sit with him. 32 This was the passage of scripture he was reading: Like a …

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Why Me?

23 A person’s steps are made secure by the Lord    when they delight in his way.24 Though they trip up, they won’t be thrown down,    because the Lord holds their hand. (Proverbs 37:23-24, Common English Bible) I know, I am late again. I debated with myself yesterday and ended up not writing at all. I wanted to write today (Monday) but to …

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My House, My Rules

It would seem that I messed up. I accidently deleted the video from today's service while trying to share it. I am trying to recover it but I don't know if it will work or not. When I tried to look it up how to recover it, some say it is impossible. I did find …

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Your Stuff

Of all the things we can find todayThe things we think we needTo seek and gain the toys of lifeAt the best possible speed. Give me fast, give me slickMy car makes me look good.500 horses with speeds of 180Now I’ll be understood. Driving my car pleases me so,The speed gives me a rush.What just …

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