Let’s Build a Better Burger

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the … Continue reading Let’s Build a Better Burger

Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Building People of Substance for Works of Power A few weeks ago, I was hungry for some good carne asada. It had been a long time since we had ventured out to our favorite Mexican place, so Judy agreed very quickly, “Let’s go!” It was a Monday, a day on which many restaurants are closed. … Continue reading Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Sunday Supernaturally: Opportunity is Knocking, Take It!

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Opportunity is Knocking, Take It!

Sunday Supernaturally: Livin’ in Goshen

There will be a great cry throughout the whole land of Egypt, such as there has never been, nor ever will be again. But against any of the Israelites not even a dog will bark against either people or animals, so that you may know that the LORD distinguishes between Egypt and Israel.’  Exodus 11:6-7 … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Livin’ in Goshen

I Beg You: Vote Informed

For exaltation comes neither from the east Nor from the west nor from the south. But God is the Judge: He puts down one, And exalts another.   Psalms 75:6-7 NKJV So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, … Continue reading I Beg You: Vote Informed

Curmudgeon Alert: Thoughts on Vaccines

I thank God for vaccines.  You have every right to your opinion.  It’s your life. But vaccines, along with antibiotics, have changed the face of humanity. And that for the good. Let me just recap a few of the biggies.  For most of these, I remember when they were common and scary, and I knew … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert: Thoughts on Vaccines

Sunday Supernaturally: Use it or Lose It

"4 In the human body there are many parts and organs, each with a unique function.   5 And so it is in the body of Christ.  For though we are many, we've all been mingled into one body in Christ.  This means that we are all vitally joined to one another, with each contributing to … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Use it or Lose It

Verbal Vitriol? That’s Unacceptable!

A few days ago, my wife and I were watching television news.  As we cringed at another video of “protestors” screaming and gesticulating in the face of police officers, we were struck by the hatred that spewed out. Unreasoning, shrieking, and red-faced, the black-clad young people seemed to be driven by some dark force beyond … Continue reading Verbal Vitriol? That’s Unacceptable!

April Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 May 1, 2020 Are you ready for what comes next, Friend? For many of us, the entire month of April has been spent in a sort of suspended animation. This is a unique time. I pray you are well, and have found ways to be … Continue reading April Update from Pastor Virgil

De la abundancia del corazón – Edición Especial 2

Seamos personas de sustancia. Hacienda obras de poder ¡Unámonos, Amigos! Un hombre con lepra vino y se arrodillo frente a Jesús, rogando que le sanara. “si tú quieres, sáname y límpiame,” dijo. Movido por compasión, Jesús se acercó a Él y le toco. “si, si quiero” le dijo, “!se sano!” (Marcos 1: 40-41 NTV) Luego … Continue reading De la abundancia del corazón – Edición Especial 2