Monthly Archives: October 2014

IS THERE NO HOPE?

One of the most depressing things I have ever read was a portion of a valedictory address by David M. Levy of Dartmouth College given in 1971. Levy declared that he doubted the usefulness of his college days.  “I have … Continue reading

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October 26, 2014

This week A planning meeting for the 2015 Youth Rally will be held today, after worship.  We will be choosing the date, theme, speaker and facilitators for this event.  Teens and Parents are encouraged to take part. Daylight Savings Time … Continue reading

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KEEPING OUR PROMISES TO GOD

I have been impressed (or depressed) by those who turn to God in time of need, but forget him when things get better.  Like the man lost at sea who started praying to God when his companion said, “Better not … Continue reading

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LOVE IN ACTION

Toward the end of the first century, Clement of Rome explained how Christian love should be mutually expressed. “Let not the strong neglect the weak; and let the weak respect the strong.  Let the rich minister to the poor, let … Continue reading

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October 19, 2014

This week The next Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for Tuesday October 21 at 9:30 a.m. A retreat for young families is being planned for October 24-26 at Bald Eagle Lodge in Warrens, Wisconsin.  Activities and study is to be … Continue reading

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SALAD BAR CHRISTIANITY

A few years ago Charles Coltson wrote a splendid article in Christianity Today with the above title.  He examines the infiltration of non-Christian teachings into the thinking of “born-again Christians.”  He cites a Gallup poll that reports that 20% of … Continue reading

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October 12, 2014

This week This evening is Praise and Palate. Family Bible Day will be next Saturday October 18.  Kids, plan on coming to Family Bible Day where you’ll join David and Goliath on an adventure.  Bring your friends, parents, siblings, neighbors.  For more information, … Continue reading

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THE EASY YOKE

Christian responsibility scares a lot of people. Some people seem to think it’s easier to cross a piranha infested river than to live righteously. Somehow they missed the promise of Jesus – “My yoke is easy and my burden is … Continue reading

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October 5, 2014

This week Today is First Sunday First Fruits.  Tables are set up in room 9 for food items. A sandwich lunch and congregational meeting is scheduled for today after morning worship.  No evening service is planned today. Help for assembling … Continue reading

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