A Singular Coal

A young man had come to a decision. “I will not be attending Church. I need to stand on my feet, and be a Christian my own way.” He was quite adamant about this, and his young wife hadn’t the slightest about what to do. It seems he had grown somewhat hard and coarse overContinue reading “A Singular Coal”

The Fishbowl and Your Pastor

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  Anon. “A true and safe leader is likely to be one who has no desire to lead, but is forced into a position of leadership by the inward pressure of the Holy Spirit and the press of the external situation.”  A.W.Continue reading “The Fishbowl and Your Pastor”

A Pastor’s Transformation

Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured left) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out ofContinue reading “A Pastor’s Transformation”

Words of Hope for a Baby Born Blind

Anophthalmia–the condition of being born with no eye tissue–affects about 30 out of 100,000 babies, leaving them irrevocably blind. This is the letter that a pastor wrote to a Christian couple confronted with this tragic reality. R  Dear John and Diane, Last night, as I prayed with Noel, you were heavy on my mind. IContinue reading “Words of Hope for a Baby Born Blind”