On the Spiritual Trail: Teach Me (Manuscript)

11 Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”2 Jesus told them, “When you pray, say:‘Father, uphold the holiness of your name.Bring in your kingdom.3 Give us the bread we need for today.4 Forgive us our sins,    for we also forgive everyone who …

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Love We Find in Wheat and Vine

23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup …

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Your Baptism May Not Be Valid?

. I read blogs on the blogging platform Medium.com fairly regularly. Sometime I read a post's title and it grabs me and I have to go read it. It happened to me over the weekend with a post title, "Sorry Sir, Your Baptism is Not Valid." It was written by a guy named Dan Foster …

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A Eucharistic Prayer for the Global Pandemic

A Eucharistic Prayer for the Global Pandemic We are on Facebook Live at  https://www.facebook.com/perritteumc/ 6:00PM     Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Pastor Rev. J. Keith Broyles, D. Min. 1025 Durst St (18.71 mi)Nacogdoches, Texas 75964 936-422-4362 Introductory Words from Pastor Tonight, we are experiencing Communion in a new way. Though we may be apart, we are still …

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A Surprise Reaction

By Rev. Dr. Emma Richardson For just about all of us, regardless of who we are, what we do, or how we get it done, God puts special people in all our lives who make a real impact on us. Emma was just such a person for me. Emma served in full-time ministry for many …

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Seeing Jesus Part 1

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me (John 14:6, English Standard Version) I have always enjoyed pictures of Jesus. The picture above is a particular favorite. It is a favorite because I remember it hanging in our house when …

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Smart and Not Afraid: Using All Your Smarts

24 “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. 25 The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock. 26 And everyone who hears these words …

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Don’t Mess with Dinner

27 But if you eat the bread and drink the wine in a way that isn’t worthy of the Lord, you sin against his body and blood. 28 That’s why you must examine the way you eat and drink. 29 If you fail to understand that you are the body of the Lord, you will condemn yourselves by the way …

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