Category Archives: Sunday sermonette

Salvation’s Story

This week’s devotion is from the Assembly of God’s Word for Today. Frank usually read about sports or outdoor living, but his sister had given him several gently used novels. He found himself reading a romance where the main character … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

I don’t usually re-post, but I’ve decided for this Easter season, it would be appropriate to continue this as a tradition for the extra followers than a year ago. So, for my new-found friends, this is for you. And for … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: An Easter Parade Worth Pondering

What are your thoughts and memories of Palm Sunday? Little children (maybe you, or your own children) waving palm branches, singing hosannas, strains of All Glory Laud and Honor, and the ubiquitous image of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a … Continue reading

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Worldly Versus Divine Pleasures

For His sake I have accepted the loss of all things and I consider them so much rubbish … (Philippians 3:8). As I approach the end of Lent, I consider how the usual dynamic of this season plays out for … Continue reading

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Church is Beautiful and Messy — But Really, It’s Beautiful

I recently saw a wire sculpture by Ruth Asawa on display in a local museum. I was intrigued by the intricate beauty of the woven wire and the complexity of its lines. I couldn’t decide if the sculpture was drawing … Continue reading

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Journey to the Cross

So then, with endurance, let’s also run the race that is laid out in front of us. Hebrews 12:1 As we grow and become who God has created us to be, we journey through times of waiting, temptation and struggle. … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows

This week’s reflection is from Dr.  W.  A.  Criswell of Chickasha, OK, who addressed the BTU – Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas March 17, 1938 The subject assigned me is Lengthening Shadows. I presume the committee means by that, … Continue reading

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