Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 12/13/2020

Lottie Moon Grace Harvest has always participated in the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, and this year marks the 15th year        of our giving to forging missions. The following is an    excerpt from the International Mission Board Lottie served 39 years as a missionary, mostly in China’s Shantung province. She taught in a girls’ school and… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/06/2020

Dead No More! “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked,” Ephesians 2:1 Before someone comes to Christ, they are the walking dead. No, they are not a Zombie, but they are dead spiritually and don’t even realize they are the walking dead. In the book of Ephesians, Paul… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/29/2020

Giving Thanks! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.   Psalm 9:1 How was your Thanksgiving? Did you celebrate it with family and friends? Did you serve the needy? What did you give thanks for? Every year in the United States we set aside… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/22/2020

Contentment “For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with   weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”  2 Corinthians 12:10 Has anyone asked you, “If God is good, why does He allow bad things to happen to good people”? The truth is that there are no… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/15/2020

How are you yoked? Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.   2 Corinthians 6:14 In the men’s and ladies discipleship classes I am stressing the importance of having loving, serving, and caring relationships with other believers. If you find yourself wanting to spend more time with unbelievers than believers you need to examine yourself to… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/06/2020

We Will Persevere! We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed;  perplexed, but not driven to despair;  persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be  manifested in our bodies                 2 Corinthians 4: 8-10  To say… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/01/2020

Vote or Not to Vote! “I appeal to Caesar.” Then Festus, when he had conferred with his council, answered, “To Caesar you have appealed; to Caesar you shall go.” Acts 25:11-12 Last week prominent US evangelical pastor and theologian John Piper, outlined why he’s “probably” not going to vote for Donald Trump. “When a leader… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/25/2020

Examine yourself! “Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them” -Romans 1:32 As I was looking at social media this past week, I saw a post on Facebook of someone who professed faith in Christ… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/18/2020

Do you love Jesus? “If anyone has no love for the Lord, let him be accursed.” I Corinthians 16:22  At first glance this seems pretty harsh coming from the Apostle Paul. Doesn’t God love everyone? The answer     to that is yes and no. There is a sense in which God loves everyone in the whole… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/11/2020

All for one and one for all! “If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.” -1 Corinthians 12:26  When you made Jesus Christ Lord, and Savior of your life,  you joined the family of God and every believer is your brother or sister in Christ. Your local body,… Read More »